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Park Weather: Mar 22nd, 2012
Current Conditions: (8:37 AM)
(Pinnacles Weather Station)

Temp: 55.0°
Wind: 2 mph  Gusts: 4 mph

Current Conditions: (8:13 AM)
(Hollister Weather)

Temp: 49.0°
Wind: 1 mph  Gusts: 2 mph

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Raptor Monitoring / Climbing Advisories Update
Two peregrine falcon (PEFA) pairs one that nested last year for the tenth consecutive year at '''Hawkins''' and another that nested at '''Balconies''' for the first time in 50 years wintered at the park.

Our Hero! One Small Climber's Big Effort For the Cause
...every once in a blue moon something amazing happens. In this instance, it took the rather surprising form of a 9-year-old girl from Monterey.

Trash Problems At The Park
Trash at the Park is getting out of control. What can we all do to help?

2015 Raptor Monitoring Report
For those who don't know me, my name is Gavin Emmons, and I have returned for a 13th season as the raptor biologist at Pinnacles National Park. I just wanted to send everyone an update as to the status of raptors for the past month.

Pinnacles Partnership Funds New Accessible Viewing Scopes at the Park
The addition of these scopes provides viewing access from areas near parking lots on the east and west sides of the park. The scopes offer an enhanced view of scenic features of the park, especially for visitors who may have difficulty hiking the trails.

Proposed Park Fee Increases
Pinnacles National Park will be holding open forums to discuss possible fee increases from 2015 through 2019.

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New Climbing/Hiking Guide Listings
Are you looking for a climbing or hiking guide for the Pinnacles?

Frequently Asked Questions
Got a question? Try our new FAQ section.

*Friends Of Pinnacles in NOT an official, 501c3, "non-profit." Any donations are NOT tax-deductible.

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Closures Are IN EFFECT!
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Latest New Routes!
We;ve updated our route information to reflect the latest 2011 information.

Summit Register Preservation
We're saving deteriorated summit entries and putting them on-line.

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East Side: 24 hrs
West Side Entrance:
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