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Pinnacles National Park is small but its two entrances make planning a trip there more difficult than it should be. While the east and west roads do not meet in the...

[Paso Robles, CA, Nov 28, 2021] We had enjoyed our scenic drive up to Pinnacles, so we wanted to do something fun on the way back also. Paso Robles, known for...

[Pinnacles National Park, CA / San Juan Bautista, CA, Nov 27, 2021] On our second day, we left even earlier than the day before. We knew the gate to the west...

[Pinnacles National Park, CA / Soledad, CA, Nov 26, 2021] Don’t let Pinnacles’ reputation fool you – this little gem gets busy. The parking lots can fill up quickly on weekends,...

[This blog post will be continuously updated with new information. Last Updated Mar 2, 2022] As more and more national parks institute timed entries, reservations and lotteries, planning your national park...