California Coastal Conservancy (I admit I've never understood how the federally-owned national forests of Big Sur were never made into national parks).
|See? They really do welcome you to Pfeiffer Beach...once you find it.|
There is a modest amount of parking available, and simple toilets (which is one of several possible explanations why the beach is so well hidden; it would be overwhelmed by crowds). The beach is just a few hundred yards down a sandy trail.
See my previous posts for an explanation of the Sierra Nevada connection.