Pinnacles is Full of Possibilities

At America’s Newest National Park, the possibilities for discovery are limitless! Climbing and hiking among the breathtaking spires and rock formations that gave Pinnacles its name is only the beginning of what the park has to offer. Come seek out the California condor in the High Peaks, explore the rare chaparral vegetation and carpets of wildflowers, or just picnic at the visitor center.

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California Condors in Pinnacles

California Condors at Pinnacles

Pinnacles National Park is a release site for the endangered California condor. You may see a condor as you hike some of the Park trails.

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Bear Gulch Cave and Balconies Cave

Talus Caves

Check the status of the two talus caves at Pinnacles: the Bear Gulch Cave and the Balconies Cave.

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A Ranger leads a walk in the Bear Gulch Cave Area

Ranger Programs

Join us and explore your national park with a ranger or volunteer. All programs are free.

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Rock Climbing at Pinnacles

Rock Climbing

Interested in climbing at Pinnacles? Check here first for information about raptor advisories, safety tips, and links to climbing organizations.

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