Added by George Miller. Kiln trail is an easy 1/2 mile trail up to the smelting ruins of the processing plant. Rated 4.333 /5 based on 3 customer reviews Save Add Review Get Directions Add Photo. Set on a rocky bluff at the west end of San Juan Island, Lime Kiln Point is considered one of the best whale-watching spots on earth. Limekiln State Park Campground in Big Sur California is a camping area that is non-designated or dispersed. Explore the nearby Redwood forest with waterfalls, limekilns and a variety of trails. The 711-acre park's main attractions include Limekiln Beach and 100-foot Limekiln Falls. Our information, reviews, or photos suggest that these campsites are spread out over an area for campers to either select a camping spot or stay in a previously disturb area that is not within a campground. Limekiln State Park Campground. Hiking Limekiln Beach State Park. Limekiln State Park is along the southern Big Sur coast, 56 miles south of Carmel. At Lime Kiln Point State Park, the loud, transient neighbors gear up for a party that runs from spring into fall. Camping at Limekiln State Park. Camp by the beach in Big Sur with cliffs on either side and river cascading into the ocean. Limekiln SP, Big Sur: See 10 traveler reviews, 13 candid photos, and great deals for Limekiln SP, ranked #8 of 8 specialty lodging in Big Sur and rated 4 of 5 at Tripadvisor. The three main trails are Lime Kiln Trail, Waterfall Trail, and Hare Creek trail. The small, partially rocky beach is tucked between steep cliffs and falls under the shadow of the highway bridge. Limekiln Beach State Park is a little over 700 acres and well worth a visit for a day trip or overnight camping adventure. Those would be the spouting orcas, fin-slapping Gray whales and splashing porpoises.