Native peoples have inhabited California for over 10,000 years, learn more about how they interact with the landscape at Pinnacles.
Spanish Missionaries and Early Settlers
Discover the fascinating history of Spanish missionaries and early settlers before Pinnacles was designated as a National Monument.
Civilian Conservation Corps
Learn more about the Civilian Conservation Corps role in developing the park during the 1930s.
The landscape at Pinnacles is dynamic and continues to change. Learn about its transition from National Monument to National Park and gain insight into what lies ahead.
The information from these sites was gathered from a document written by the park historian, see the link below for more information.
Last updated: April 21, 2018
5000 Highway 146
Please call the number above for all park related inquiries. For camping questions contact the Pinnacles Campground at (831) 200-1722. For the park book store, please call (831) 389-4485.
OMB Control No. 1024-0224