Pinnacles National Park

El Capitan and Half Dome (Credit, Randy Yagi)

National Parks Located In Our Own Bay Area Backyard

Take a look at five of the best attractions managed by the U.S. National Park Service near the South Bay.

03/14/2015

California Condor

Lead-Poisoned Condor Returns Home After 3 Week’s Recovery At Oakland Zoo

Ventana, a lead-poisoned condor, that spent three weeks recovering at a new facility at Oakland’s Zoo was released back into the wild as a healthy bird at her home in Pinnacles National Park.

05/30/2014

The new sign at the redesignated Pinnacle National Park. (CBS)

National Park Spurs Soledad To Re-brand Itself ‘Gateway To The Pinnacles’

Soledad has hired a San Jose public relations firm to help re-brand the town as the “Gateway to the Pinnacles.”

02/17/2013

The new sign at the redesignated Pinnacle National Park. (CBS)

More Visitors Anticipated As Pinnacles Monument Attains National Park Status

A 26,000-acre mountainous expanse of land in the Salinas Valley, popular with Bay Area nature lovers, has been redesignated as the country’s newest national park.

02/12/2013