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    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 »

Current Conditions

Weather Forecast

Check the current weather forecast for Pinnacles National Park from the National Weather Service

Fire Danger

EXTREME
As of May 14, 2014, no charcoal or wood fires are allowed in the park and smoking is prohibited on trails.

Talus Cave Closure Status

Both the Bear Gulch and Balconies Caves are subject to closures due to Townsends big eared bat activity or dangerous conditions such as high water during and after storms. Check here for the current Talus Cave Status.

 

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.