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Wild turkeys, rabbits, condors, and the sun shining on your (hopefully) sunscreened face, Pinnacles is a great campground that even has a nearby general store and a swimming pool. Be wary that it might get crowded and super hot during the warm season, so be sure to do your research to find the best campsites!

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, rv & moto...
No. of sites
134
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 6 people per site
Potable water available
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Showers available
Picnic table available
RV hookup available
RV sanitation available
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Climbing
Swimming
Wildlife watching
Biking
Boating
Fishing
Horseback riding
Paddling
Wind sports
OHV
Snow sports
Surfing
Whitewater paddling
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Hipcamper Oshie
No recommendation provided

Site 18 is secluded. Located at the end of the road, right by a closed gate. Few hundred feet beyond the gate stands a huge tree where we discovered California Condors chill in the morning.. lots of them!

Hipcamper Tam
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They have a section of sites specifically for walk-ins, so don't be discouraged if all the online sites are booked. Come early and try to get a site.

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Hipcamper Andrew
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No cell reception starting 20 miles away from the park. You can get reception at the top of the Peak, though most people forego that trail to go to Balconies instead because the caves are epic.

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Hipcamper Adrienne
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We had a great stay here. Unfortunately we went in August when it was crazy hot. The sites we reserved were directly in the sun with zero shade (sites 16 & 17). They were good to us and let us move to a group site in the shade. We will be back...in the spring.

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Hipcamper Cristina
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Very family oriented and some sites are in very close proximity to each other! We got shhed a lot even though we weren't loud and it was barely 8:30 pm. The guy next door placed his tent right next to our fire pit and told us his son needed to sleep.

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Campsites can be mildly crowded, but it's totally worth it for Bear Gulch Caves and the view from the peak!

Hipcamper Matthew
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We stayed in August and there was only a handful of people in the whole campground for a good reason, it was hot as hell! To avoid the mid day heat hike in the early morning or evening or go to the caves it was way cooler in there. So much wildlife to see.

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Hipcamper Miguel
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The camp itself is quite comfortable and civilized. It has showers, several bathrooms, a small swimming pool and a convenient store in case you forget something, including ice, some food, beer, ice cream, wood, gas bottles, etc...
The tent spots are mostly back to back so you are likely to have a neighbor, but they all have their own table and a grill which is nice.
The camp has 134 spots total including Tent and RVs which are separate from each other.
If you are looking to do car camping (or glamping) this is a great place for that, it has everything you need, it's family friendly, RV friendly, etc... If you want a hidden remote small camping spot this wouldn't be my first choice.

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Park
Pinnacles National Park
State
California
Phone Number
(831) 389-4485
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
36.493° N, 121.183° W
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