Pinnacles Campground Professional Guide
Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook
"Pinnacles National Park is a fascinating park. Miles of challenging trails thread over rock outcrops, along creeks, and even through caves. Unfortunately, the park’s prime walk-in campground, on the west side of the park, was washed away in 1998’s El Niño ﬂooding, and there are no plans to rebuild. Fortunately, a wonderful, privately run campground sits inside the park’s eastern boundary. Pinnacles National Park has limited parking inside the park; by setting up a base camp at the campground, you can walk into the park or take a convenient shuttle bus.
This translates to extra snuggle time in your sleeping bag, because even when the national monument’s lots ﬁll early, you won’t be turned away on foot. From April to October, cool down after a grueling hike with a dip in the campground pool, then return to your campsite and lounge about. Most of the campground’s sites are at least partly shaded by coast live oaks, and there is a pleasant feeling of spaciousness at this campground."