• 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?

A close-up view of rhyolite breccia

Rhyolitic breccia is the rock that the High Peaks and other rock formations at Pinnacles are made of. Rhyolite breccia is composed of lava sand, ash, and angular chunks of rock that were explosively ejected from the Pinnacles Volcano.