Pinnacles National Park


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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 49,075 (19,868) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Pinnacles National Park,

c.26,000 acres (10,500 hectares), in the Gabilan Mts. of the Coast Ranges, W central Calif.; est. as a national monument 1980, designated a national park 2013. Pinnacles features a rolling landscape of broadleaf chapparal and rugged rock formations that include talus caves, formed from remains of an extinct volcano. North Chalone Peak, 3,304 ft (1,007 m), is the highest point in the park. With some 400 species of bees, the park has the greatest bee diversity on earth, there are also 14 bat species and 149 bird species, including the California condor. See National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 49,075 (19,868) Mountain and coast scenery.
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"Her parents will help her learn how to fly and where to feed and how to interact with the other wild birds out there," said Rachel Wolstenholme, condor program manager at Pinnacles National Park.
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Calif.'s Pinnacles National Park touts new status to draw visitors Pinnacles National Park, formerly Pinnacles National Monument, is counting on its new designation to help attract tourists.