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  • 2017 PCAD Report

    October 20th, 21st and 22nd marked the 5th Annual Pinnacles Climber Appreciation Days. A ton of work got done and a fun time was had by all.

Summer Speaker Series Continues

Summer Speaker Series Continues

Please join us for the brand new speaker series at Pinnacles National Monument being held at the Soledad library the first Saturday of each month and the new Visitor Contact Station in the park for the second, third and fourth. The Speaker Series will continue through October.

The presentations are free and will last 30-60 minutes each and are open to the general public. Bring the family kids activities are included!

The Month of August focuses on the People of Central California:

  • Ethnobotany: Research and Applications with Ranger Sara Reid (August 11, 2012)
    Join Ranger Sara at 2:00pm to learn more about the ways people have used plants as food and find out what Pinnacles National Monument is doing to maintain traditional landscapes in cooperation with tribal partners.
  • The Anza Expedition of 1776 with Superintendent Naomi Torres (August 18, 2012)
  • Life of the Amah Mutsun with Val Lopez, Chairman of Amah Mutsun Tribal Band (August 25, 2012)

These speakers will be presenting at the new Visitor Contact Station on the west side (Soledad) of the park at 2:00pm, park entrance fee applies.

Septemberís speakers will focus on Wildlife and October on Climate Change and Sustainability.

Highway 146 on the east side and west side of Pinnacles National Monument do not connect, there is no direct route through the park. To attend these special programs make sure you enter the park from the west side, near Soledad, CA.


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  • 2017 PCAD Report

    October 20th, 21st and 22nd marked the 5th Annual Pinnacles Climber Appreciation Days. A ton of work got done and a fun time was had by all.

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