• High Peaks and Big Berry Manzanita. NPS Photo|Sierra Willoughby

    Pinnacles

    National Park California

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  • No Fires - Fire Danger EXTREME - No Fuego

    No Fires in the campground, no smoking on the trails. Observe these rules to protect park resources. No se permite fumar en los senderos, tampoco se permite las fogatas en el campamento. Proteja los recursos del parque y respete las advertencias. More »

  • Fee Increase at Pinnacles National Park

    On August 1, 2014 the 7 day entrance pass for Pinnacles National Park will increase to $10 for passenger vehicles and motorcycles; bicycle and pedestrian entry will increase to $5.00. The Pinnacles Annual Pass will increase on August 1 to $20.00. More »

Management

Managing Pinnacles is an effort shared by park staff and the public. This portion of the park website is to provide the public with information regarding planning and management issues at the park. You can also find job announcements, find out about our partners, and view some laws and policies.

Completed Projects:

Pinnacles National Park Business Plan

The Business Plan facilitates effective park management by helping parks define priorities and identify clear action plans for achieving these priorities for the next three to five years.


Visit our Park Planning page for more information about the planning process and find out how to participate.

Did You Know?

The Five Sisters rock formation, as seen from the Bear Gulch Reservoir

Pinnacles National Park began as a volcanic field that originated about 195 miles south of its present location. It has traveled northward along the San Andreas Fault, and currently moves at a rate of about 3 - 6 centimeters per year.