• 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)

Your Dollars At Work

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Your fee dollars are used to support a variety of projects at Pinnacles National Monument. Look for this logo throughout the park to see where your fee dollars are being used.

Current and Future Projects:

  • Construct shade structures in Chaparral Picnic Area
  • Develop virtual access to artifacts in the museum collection
  • Remove exotic plants and revegetate with native seeds to restore wildlife habitat
  • Provide emergency radio dispatch service for park operations
  • Translate essential park information into multiple languages

Completed Projects:

  • Replace damaged picnic tables and fire rings in campground
  • Upgrade campground water system
  • Relocate Old Pinnacles Trail away from Chalone Creek
  • Refurbish exhibits in visitor center (new relief map and geology exhibit)
  • Improve accessibilty to park facilities

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.