Plan a Field Trip

Ranger-led Field Trips to Pinnacles National Park

Ranger-led programs are offered Tuesdays and Thursdays each week (reservation required).

To learn more about education programs offered in the park, including the application process, logistics, and how to prepare you and your students for this inspiring outdoor classroom, please take a look at the Pinnacles National Park
Educator's Preparation Guide.

Please contact the park two months in advance to make a reservation for a ranger-led field trip. All field trips require an Education Fee Waiver application. 

Entrance Fee Waiver For Educational Field Trips

Visits from accredited educational institutions can have park entrance fees waived. You will need to apply for a fee waiver and send or Fax in your application to:

Pinnacles National Park
Attn: Education Programs
5000 Hwy 146
Paicines, CA 95043
(831)389-4486 ext.262 Office
(831)389-4288 Fax

Allow 60 days for your application to be processed.

NOTE: All space available has been reserved through the end of May. Pinnacles is now taking applications for ranger programs during the fall 2014 season.

Education Resources:

Science Education Resources:

Last updated: November 6, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

5000 Highway 146
Paicines, CA 95043


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

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