Night Programs

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Periodically, a variety of Ranger-guided activities take place under the mysterious night sky at Pinnacles. These nighttime activities usually take place on weekends anytime of the year. Possible activities include Dark-Sky and Full-Moon Hikes, Nighttime Cave Explorations, or even gazing at the wonders of space at one of our Star Parties.

Night hiking opportunities are limited to 20 visitors per program. Reservations are required. Individuals may reserve up to five spots per group. For reservations and information, come in person or call the Pinnacles Visitor Center (Eastside) at (831) 389-4485, or for night hikes that meet at Chaparral parking lot (Westside), call (831) 389-4427 ext 0.

Night Program Schedule for 2015

Night Hikes

Saturdays (First Saturday of every month in late summer and early fall):
1 - 2 hours, varying distance, varying difficulty - easy to moderate
Meeting Place Varies, Reserve by calling (831) 389-4485 up to 7 days before program.

Topics vary, Space limited to 20 hikers.

Don't Forget... Evening Programs are held at the Pinnacles Campground Amphitheater on Friday and Saturday evenings in August at 6:00 pm. Programs are free and reservations are NOT required.

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