Operating Hours & Seasons

Pinnacles National Park is Open for Day Use on the East & West Side

HEAVY TRAFFIC AND HIGH VISITATION RATE.
Pinnacles experiences extremely high visitation on weekends, holidays, and throughout the spring. Expect long lines and delays getting into the park between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm.

 

East Pinancles Book Store

Open Thursday-Monday 9am-4pm
Run by the Western National Parks Association, this store sells all of the must-have Pinnacles souvenirs.
Phone
(831) 389-4485


Bear Gulch Nature Center

Closed until further notice

Phone
(831) 389 - 4486 x4235

Shuttle Schedule (east side only)

Canceled until further notice

Pinnacles Campground (east side only)

For all camping related inquires, please contact the campground at (831) 200-1722.

Hours of Operation - Pacific Time

9:30 am - 5:00 pm daily

Pinnacles Campground, operated by Pinnacles Recreation Co., an authorized concessionaire of the National Park Service, is located on the East-side of the Pinnacles. They offer tent, RV, and group campsites. Reservations can be made online at www.recreation.gov. For more information, contact the Campground at (831) 200-1722.

West Pinnacles Visitor Contact Station
Closed until further notice

Phone
(831) 389-4427 x4487
Camping is prohibitted in West Pinnacles.
The West entrance of Pinnacles National Park is open daily from 7:30 am to 8:00 pm, Pacific Time. Entrance fees are waived at this time.

 
 
 

Last updated: January 9, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

5000 Highway 146
Paicines, CA 95043

Phone:

(831) 389-4486
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.

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