• Big-berry manzanita and the skyline of the high peaks greet visitors who explore the steep and narrow portion of the High Peaks trail. NPS Photo|Sierra Willoughby


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  • CAUTION: Trail Work and Horses Present on Juniper Canyon and Tunnel Trails

    Do not run or make loud noises near working horses. Only approach horses if directed to do so by trail work staff. If Horses are Approaching, find a safe place to step uphill and off the trail. Do not approach horses from behind (April 21 - 25)

Teacher-Led Visits

Pinnacles is a living laboratory of geologic wonder and California natural and cultural history. Schools interested in using the Pinnacles for their own educational activities should still fill out the fee waiver portion of the Educational Program / Fee Waiver Request form in order to waive the entrance fee for their visit.

After you choose a date for your visit, fill out the fee waiver request section and return it to the park via mail or fax at least 2 months in advance of your requested date. Be sure to attach the required documents requested on the form in order to be considered for approval for a fee waiver into the park.

Once your forms are submitted properly, You should receive confirmation from us within about two to four weeks. A confirmation letter will be sent to you. This letter confirms the date, time, and park entrance necessary for your program.

Upon your arrival to the park, please bring your copy of the Fee Waiver to check in at the appropriate visitor center. The ranger on duty will issue a permit for each vehicle in your group.

Did You Know?

A Portrait of President Theodore Roosevelt

Pinnacles, Muir Woods, and the Grand Canyon were all set aside as national monuments in the span of seven days in January 1908 by Teddy Roosevelt.