Blanca A. Stransky, Pinnacles National Park's New Superintendent

(posted: May 14, 2019)

The National Park Service has selected Blanca Alvarez Stransky to serve as the superintendent of Pinnacles National Park in central California starting in June.

No Shuttle Service at Pinnacles on March 30th

(posted: March 26, 2019)

Shuttle transportation in Pinnacles National Park will be unavailable this Saturday. Normal shuttle service will resume on Sunday, March 31.

Concession Contract Award Announcement

(posted: March 13, 2019)

The National Park Service (NPS) announces the selection of Pinnacles Recreation Company to operate the campground and store at Pinnacles National Park.

Closures In Effect


Some formations in the Park are currently closed for raptor mating season.

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2019 Climbing Closures & Raptor Update

(posted: March 11, 2019)

The breeding raptor season is starting up again at Pinnacles National Park; here is an initial update on raptor activity through February and early March.

Weather Report

Last Read: Jun 18th, 2019

Pinnacles Weather Station

Last Reported: 06/18/2019 1:37 PM

Temp: 93.99

Wind: 2.23  Gusts: 5.81

Hollister Weather

Last Reported: 06/18/2019 1:13 PM

Temp: 84.99

Wind: 2.68  Gusts: 5.37

Park Hours

The Park is open 7 days a week.

East Side: Open 24 Hours

West Side: 7:30 AM to 8:00 PM

For additional information visit the Park's web site.

Hours last updated on: 01/29/2017.

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