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Pinnacles National Monument: High Peaks Trail

Explore a once-active seismic hotbed of sheer canyons and towering spires on this 4.5-mile loop. Bird bonus: See California condors up close.

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To Trailhead

From US 101 in Gilroy, turn onto CA 25 S and go 10.5 mi. to Hollister; continue approximately 30 miles to CA 146. Turn R and drive 4.8 mi. to visitor center. Park in lot. Condor Gulch Trail is across road.

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