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America’s 59th National Park – Pinnacles National Park

America's 59th National Park - Pinnacles National Park

On January 10, 2013, President Obama signed H.R. 3641, sponsored by Rep. Sam Farr and Sen. Barbara Boxer, redesignating Pinnacles National Monument in California as Pinnacles National Park.

Join us to celebrate our nation's 59th National Park. Come and enjoy the park before the reception and ceremony, there will be a walking tour of the Ben Bacon Ranch at 1:30, fun, informational tents will have items to discover the significance of Pinnacles National Park and visit with park biologists looking for wildlife with spotting scopes at 2:00pm. There will be no park entrance fee for the day.

When: Monday, February 11, 2013
Time: 2:45pm (PST)*
Where: Pinnacles National Park Visitor Center (East Entrance) via Hwy 25
* 2:45pm (PST) - Check-In & Reception, with light refreshments
* 3:45pm (PST) - Ceremony, with Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Congressman Sam Farr and others.

Directions and map available on the Park Web site or on the FOP site

We look forward to your participation and ask that you RSVP by 5:00pm (PST) Thursday, February 7, 2013 to dawn_roh@nps.gov or (831)389-4486 ext 228.


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  • Tom Higgins Shares His Recollections Of A Classic

    We selected the streak we did climb because a side view suggested it might not be as steep at the top as other lines we examined, but the view from underneath still shocked us so much we just stopped looking and thinking about what was up there.

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