• 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

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  • Fee Free Days in Celebration of National Parks Week

    On Saturday April 19 and Sunday April 20, All National Parks including Pinnacles will waive entrance fees. In addition, Western National Park Association Sales in visitor centers of the park will be discounted by 15%

Press Kit

Pinnacles National Park Press Kit:

Here you will find fact sheets highlighting some of the main features of Pinnacles National Park and a gallery of high resolution photos for use in by the media. Please credit photos "NPS Photo"

Pinnacles Overview

Pinnacles Habitats

Pinnacles Geology

California Condor FAQs

Pinnacle's Bees

If you have further requests for information please contact the park's Public Information Officer (PIO) at (831) 389-4486, ext 265.

 

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.