McWay Falls - California

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Location In Limekiln State Park in Monterey County, California. McWay Creek flows directly iunto the Pacific Ocean at the base of a 60-foot waterfall.

State park. The park has camping, hiking, and picnic facilities in addition to a paved trail to an overlook of McWay Falls and the Pacific Ocean.


It is a short walk of 1/4 mile on a paved trail to the overlook area at the top of the falls. A tunnel carries the trail under Highway 1. As you emerge from the tunnel, turn right to visit the waterfall overlook. Turn left to visit the headland above the waterfall (you can't see the waterfall from there) and a beautiful primitive campground and picnic area.