Park is open but visitors are reminded to show caution due to recent rain and avoid Balconies Cave area.
Pinnacles National Park. File photo by John Chadwell.
Pinnacles National Park warns of high water in some areas of the park. Balconies Cave trail is closed due to high water. The Pinnacles website alerts visitors to watch for downed or dislodged trees and the potential for rock slides.
“Exercise caution visiting the park after storms! Even if the weather is nice, rockfalls, tree falls, and hazardous conditions can persist after the storm moves on,” the Pinnacles Facebook page reminds park visitors.
Here are the warnings from the Pinnacles National Park website for Jan. 1, 2023:
Masks are currently required in buildings when San Benito County is at a HIGH level of transmission. This change to operations is part of the effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. Learn what else is currently open and closed at Pinnacles National Park. more