Robert Walton near Frog's Summit in 2019. This picture shows some typical gear - climbing harness, BD belay/rappel device called an Air Traffic Controller, various carabiners, various sewn slings, and a belay sling (yellow) called a webolette. Photo courtesy of Brad Young.

San Benito Lifestyle

Pinnacles Gateway Partners welcomes veteran rock climber

Robert Walton shares highlights from 42 years in the park.

View of Bear Gulch Reservoir

Children and Youth

Pinnacles seeks local youth for paid weekend positions

Pinnacles National Park is seeking local youth interns of ages 18 - 35 for a paid position on weekends/holidays this Spring!

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Climbing Advisory in Effect at Pinnacles National Park

The annual measures are put in place to protect nesting raptors. Restrictions for climbing in Pinnacles National Park begin Jan. 16.

View from La Gloria Road toward Gonzalez and Soledad. Photo by Jim Ostdick.

Sports & Recreation

Walking San Benito: Pinnacles National Park Balconies Cave Trail

This is the twentieth in a series of articles in which local adventurer Jim Ostdick will introduce readers to the many walking opportunities throughout San Benito County.

Photo by John Chadwell

Pinnacles National Park to Offer Free Admission on Four Days in 2018 

The entrance fee days are in the month of January, April, September, and November. 


San Benito Lifestyle

Pinnacles National Park Announces New Fee Changes

The changes will start Jan. 1.


Children and Youth

Pinnacles National Park seeking interpretation and education interns

Interns for “Visitor Experience Specialist” positions need to apply by Aug. 7

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Housing / Land Use

Pinnacles Gateway Partners discuss overcrowding and future for park

Meeting discussed ways to promote communities around the national park and encourage volunteerism

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Pinnacles to honor MLK with day of service

The public is invited to participate in the family-friendly service projects at the national park on Monday

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San Benito Lifestyle

Pinnacles National Park seeks local candidates for habitat restoration internship

Park is seeking a person between the ages of 18 to 25 for an American Conservation Experience internship


Sports & Recreation

Pinnacles National Park recruiting for a condor recovery intern

The park, celebrating the first flight of a fledgling, seeks a local condor crew intern to assist with monitoring of captive and wild California condors

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Housing / Land Use

A condor chick takes flight from a Pinnacles nest for the first time in a century

Endangered chick this week left the nest and took flight a month earlier than expected

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Housing / Land Use

Free park entrance and community involvement part of Pinnacles centennial celebration

Centennial Days of Service program kicks off with volunteer work in local national park

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Children and Youth

Pinnacles National Park to celebrate National Park Service’s 100th birthday with volunteer clean-up effort

Park scientists seek help with dragonfly sampling, native seed collection and micro-trash pickup to protect condors

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Police / Fire

One reported injury in fire at Pinnacles National Park

One person sustained burns in the structure fire at the park south of Hollister