• 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

Firearms/Weapons

The use or discharge of a firearm in Pinnacles National Park is prohibited, to include pellet and BB guns.

It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable state, local, and federal firearms laws before entering this park.

The National Park Service has followed Congress’s directive and implemented the new firearms law which took effect on February 22, 2010.

For additional information, please visit our Laws & Policies page

Did You Know?

Pinnacles bee photo by Keir Morse

Pinnacles National Park has the greatest number of bee species per unit area of any place ever studied. The roughly 400 bee species are mostly solitary; they don't live in hives.