National Park

Pinnacles Dog Policy

Pinnacles National Park is Somewhat Dog Friendly

Dogs Not Allowed
Dogs Allowed
with 6' Leash []
Dogs Allowed
with 6' Leash & Exceptions []

Named for the eroded leftovers of a portion of an extinct volcano, the park's massive black and gold monoliths of andesite and rhyolite are a popular destination for rock climbers. Hikers have access to trails crossing the Coast Range wilderness. The park is one of the few locations the endangered California condor can be seen in the wild. Pinnacles also supports a dense population of prairie falcons and more than 13 species of bat that populate its talus caves.[1]

Pinnacles National Park is a somewhat dog friendly national park. While dogs are not allowed on trails, they are allowed in the campground and along roads while they're on a leash of up to 6'.


Pet Policy Details
42 mi2
Annual Visitors

Trail Policy

Dogs are not allowed on trails at Pinnacles National Park.

Campground Policy

Dogs are allowed in the Pinnacles Campground and picnic areas while they're on a leash.

Road Policy

Dogs are allowed along paved roads while they're on a leash of up to 6'.

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[1] Overview text from the Wikipedia article List of national parks of the United States, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

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