Over 26,000 acres of spectacular rock formations and remnants of an extinct 23 million-year-old volcano are found at Pinnacles National Park in central California. Hiking and rock climbing are very popular activities in Pinnacles, as is watching for the majestic California condor overhead. The park is located approximately 80 miles southeast of San Jose, California.
Pinnacles National Park is a nesting place for the endangered soaring bird, the condor, the largest bird in North America. It is also home to peregrine falcons and golden eagles.
Journey through chaparral, oak woodlands, and canyon bottoms or explore talus caves and emerge to towering rock spires.
Visitor’s Center Address: 5000 CA-146, Paicines, California 95043
Coordinates: 36.491280, -121.149430