Pinnacles National Park News
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Pinnacles National Park Resumes Fee-Taking Operations
April 29, 2021 | 4:38 pm
Pinnacles National Park resumes fee-taking operations on May 1st, 2021.
Pinnacles National Park 2021 Climbing Advisories in Effect
January 19, 2021 | 11:36 am
PAICINES, CA- Annual measures to protect nesting raptors of Pinnacles National Park will be reinstated as of January 19, 2021.
Pinnacles National Park Modifies Fire Restrictions
October 9, 2020 | 11:17 am
PAICINES, CA- Most trails and climbing routes in Pinnacles National Park and the Pinnacles Parkway to Bear Gulch will re-open today. Since predicted fire danger remains high all other fire restrictions remain in place.
Pinnacles National Park Reopens West Entrance
September 24, 2020 | 10:15 am
The west entrance of Pinnacles National Park will reopen beginning Friday, September 25, 2020. All park trails remain closed except for the Bench and Sycamore trails.
Pinnacles National Park Temporarily Closes West Unit and Most Hiking Trails Due to Wildland Fire Danger
September 11, 2020 | 3:37 pm
Pinnacles National Park issues temporary closure of west unit and most park trails due to inundation of national wildfire response system, lack of trained wildland firefighting staff within the park, and severe fire danger.
Fire Restrictions Barring Charcoal Grills and Campfires Now In Effect at Pinnacles National Park
July 2, 2020 | 2:03 pm
Elevated fire danger has prompted new restrictions on campfires and charcoal grills.
Pinnacles National Park Announces Limited Vehicle Entry on the East Side
June 5, 2020 | 9:54 pm
Pinnacles National Park will be allowing vehicle entrance and parking on the East side at the campground overflow lot. The road beyond the campground will remain closed to vehicles.
Pinnacles National Park is increasing recreational access on the west entrance of the park
May 29, 2020 | 4:35 pm
Pinnacles National Park is increasing recreational access on the west entrance of the park by allowing vehicles to enter the park on the Soledad side.
Pinnacles National Park is beginning to increase recreational access to foot and bicycle traffic
May 22, 2020 | 4:34 pm
Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, Pinnacles National Park is increasing recreational access to bike and foot traffic only because parking areas remain closed. The National Park Service (NPS) is working servicewide with federal, state, and local public health authorities to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and using a phased approach to increase access on a park-by-park basis.
Pinnacles National Park Announces Additional Modifications to Operations
March 27, 2020 | 6:54 pm
The Park is closed to all day-use foot and vehicle traffic. The campground remains open to campers with existing reservations prior to arrival at the Park.