Pinnacles NP

The drive to this park from King City, about 30 miles, was through some interesting terrain consisting of vineyards, brown hills and large ranch lands. One night at Pinnacles however was not enough. First off I was surprised when we arrived to see a swimming pool. It was acquired in a recent transaction and was being used by a few people. The rv section had maybe five sites taken, and although it was the middle of July and warm, but we didn’t turn on the AC. We had hook-ups consisting of power and water though.

Our open site with large oaks near by #105.

Everyone needs a dip when temps can get high.

Quail, wild turkeys, jays and woodpeckers were the common birds.

I really wanted to see some condors and after speaking to a park interpretive person decided I would get up early to see what I could see. They told me though in the seven months they had been there they had seen one. Still I was determined but the early morning rendezvous with the condor was not in the cards. There were lots of quail and deer though. The park has a rv section and then a beautiful section for tents. We rode our bikes in the morning to check it out. Not many campsites taken.

This fawn was wanting to escape to the campfire center to join its mom.