Temporary Operational Guidelines
The park has implemented modifications to operations
to support federal, state and local efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Check the current weather forecast for Pinnacles National Park from the National Weather Service
Wood and charcoal fires (including wood-burning stoves) are prohibited in the park.
Propane stoves are permitted in designated camp sites.
No smoking on trails. Smoking is restricted to inside personal vehicles.
Talus Cave Closure Status
Both the Bear Gulch and Balconies Caves are subject to closures due to Townsends big eared bat activity or dangerous conditions such as high water during and after storms. Check here for the current Talus Cave Status.
Climbing Advisory And Closure Status
The cliffs and crags at Pinnacles National Park are subject to advisories and closures due to falcons and other sensitive raptor species breeding at the park from January to July every year. Check here for the current Raptor Advisory Status.