Most Climbing Areas Now Open

(posted: July 06, 2020)

Gavin Emmons announced today that most of the climbing restrictions have been lifted with the exception of parts of Machete Ridge.

Fire Restrictions In Effect

(posted: July 03, 2020)

Beginning on July 1st, 2020 all campfires and charcoal grills will not be permitted for use inside Pinnacles National Park.

Raptor Closures Update

(posted: June 14, 2020)

Several areas have been reopened for climbing, but some closures remain in effect.

Closures In Effect


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

<view full closure list>

Final Raptor Monitoring Update for 2020

(posted: July 26, 2020)

The breeding raptor season is finally wrapping up at Pinnacles National Park and I wanted to provide a final update on the 2020 breeding season.

Weather Report

Last Read: Aug 10th, 2020

Pinnacles Weather Station

Last Reported: 08/10/2020 4:37 AM

Temp: 58.00

Wind: 0.0  Gusts: 1.343

Hollister Weather

Last Reported: 08/10/2020 4:13 AM

Temp: 55.00

Wind: 0.448  Gusts: 0.895

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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