Along the Highway
Willow Creek Vista Point and Picnic Area
Willow Creek Vista Point is located on the west side of Highway 1 just south of the bridge over Willow Creek. From the north end of the vista point, a road leads down to the creek and beach. This facility is under the jurisdiction of the Monterey Ranger District, Los Padres National Forest, U. S. Forest Service.
Willow Creek Road begins on the east side of Highway 1 a short distance south of the vista point. It provides seasonal access over 8.5 unpaved miles to Alder Creek Camp and Buckeye Trail. (For more detailed information, contact Pacific Valley Station and see the resources listed on the Books and Maps page.)
- Willow Creek Day Use Area is located within Los Padres National Forest and is managed by Parks Management Company.
Activities, Facilities, and Services
- Picnic Areas: Willow Creek Day Use Area
- Scenic Vistas
- Wildlife Viewing
- Coastal Access
- Fishing (ocean)
- Surfing: Willow Creek
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