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  • Raptor Closures Update - July, 2021

    The breeding raptor season is finally wrapping up at Pinnacles National Park and I wanted to provide a final update for 2021. All Raprot closures have been lifted.

2004 Closures Update

The following information comes straight from the Park Service:

Prairie falcons are incubating their eggs now, and raptor advisories have been updated. Things look a little different from last year. Advisories on all Gargoyle areas and Generation Gap Pinnacle areas are now lifted.

There are active nests at the Frog/Hand and Teapot Dome though, so those areas are now going to be under advisory for the rest of the season. We had stopped listing the frog and hand because there hadn't been any activity there for a while, but it looks like it's back in favor, so look for it on lists in the future. Sorry to add new areas - usually we only lift advisories in April.

More information to come later.

See FOP Closures List.


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  • Raptor Closures Update - July, 2021

    The breeding raptor season is finally wrapping up at Pinnacles National Park and I wanted to provide a final update for 2021. All Raprot closures have been lifted.

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