• 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

    Pinnacles

    National Park California

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!

 

  • Let's Move Outside and into Our Parks!

    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?

Starry skies. Photo courtesy of NASA.

The night sky is vital to many plants and animals that call Pinnacles home and it holds many meanings for many cultures. An unpolluted night sky is especially valuable to humans wishing to experience natural darkness, shooting stars, or the Milky Way.