Getting Ready for 2016
The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. To us, it's not about cakes and candles — it's about being an organization ready to take on the challenges of our second century. Our blueprint to get there — A Call to Action — outlines the innovative work we want to accomplish. Pinnacles National Park is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing locally and get involved!
This program not only got youth excited about getting exercise but for visiting Pinnacles National Monument, a national park service site right in their backyard, and inspiring them to become stewards of this special place now and on into their future. Read more
Did You Know?
Rhyolitic breccia is the rock that the High Peaks and other rock formations at Pinnacles are made of. Rhyolite breccia is composed of lava sand, ash, and angular chunks of rock that were explosively ejected from the Pinnacles Volcano.