Pinnacles Campground

Pinnacles National Park

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5000 CA-146 Paicines, CA 95043 831-200-1722 831-389-4486 Reservations: 877-444-6777 Official Website

GPS: 36.493, -121.1463

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Overview of Pinnacles Campground

Pinnacles Campground is located on the eastern side of Pinnacles National Park and can only be accessed via the East Entrance Station. The campground is open year-round and offers 134 campsites for tents and RV's that have picnic tables and fire rings, 36 RV sites have 30 amp electric hookup. Pinnacles Campground has restrooms with flush toilets and showers, RV dump station, drinking water, camp store (firewood, ice, etc.), day-use picnic area, visitor center, and a swimming pool that is open from April through September.

Pinnacles Campground and the Campground Store are operated by Pinnacles Recreation Company. The campground general store is open daily from 9:30 am until 5:00 pm. For questions about camping or the campground store, please call (831) 200-1722. Tent and RV campsites can be reserved up to 6 months in advance, group camping can be reserved up to 12 months in advance. For Pinnacles Campground reservations, please visit or call (877) 444-6777.

Number of Sites 134

Pad Type gravel

Reservations yes

Elevation 1,017 ft / 309 m

Max Stay 14

Tent Camping Yes

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Joseph asked on 8/11/2021

Can you get to most of the trailheads without a car? We will be in a Class C with bikes but no car. Thanks!

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Reviews of Pinnacles Campground 36 people have reviewed this location.

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Cell Phone Coverage

Confirmed by 15 Users
Last reported 11/9/2021
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 12/31/2021
T-Mobile 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 3 Users
Last reported 12/15/2020

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  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • dry camping
  • Partial Hookups
  • picnic area
  • recreation trail
  • swimming pool: outdoor
Site Amenities
  • big rig
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • dump station
  • group sites
  • recycle
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • swimming pool: outdoor
  • trash
  • water available
  • pets


Pinnacles Campground RV Dump Station

The dump station broke down on 3/25/2021

- Sagittarius

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Clean & Friendly

- Casita-Claudia

San Benito Thousand Trails

Loved the shaded site and decent cell reception

- Jon W

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Nice and Quiet

- BeeTa

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Great views!

- XTRNichols

San Lorenzo Park

Campground closed

- Happy2beFree

Ciudad Del Rey Motel & RV Park

Dump site $10

- meJane

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