Born of Fire

Some 23 million years ago multiple volcanoes erupted, flowed, and slid to form what would become Pinnacles National Park. What remains is a unique landscape. Travelers journey through chaparral, oak woodlands, and canyon bottoms. Hikers enter rare talus caves and emerge to towering rock spires teeming with life: prairie and peregrine falcons, golden eagles, and the inspiring California condor. Read More

The Red Legged Frogs

Red Legged Frogs.

Exercise caution while exploring the caves, frogs mate at the Bear Gulch Reservoir and some may be in the dark floor of the cave.

Join the Park Rangers in wonderful Centennial activities as we commemorate our 100 years Anniversary

Centennial Activities

These service opportunities and celebration events are part of the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service.

Detailed information about the Pinnacles Campground.

Camping at Pinnacles

The Pinnacles Campground is located near the Visitor Center. Backpacking is not allowed.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

5000 Highway 146
Paicines, CA 95043


(831) 389-4486
To contact the Pinnacles Campground Store please call (831) 389-4538.

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