national monuments -2/16/14-2005-PMD
the pinnacles national park reported having over 1-thousand visitors by noon on sunday. according to park sources the main parking lots were full before 10 a-m and visitors were being shuttled in. attendance at the pinnacles has increased ever since it became a national park. however officials say the recent warm weather and the fact that ADMISSION to all 401 national parks is free for the presidents day weekend is thought to be responsible for the weekends high numbers.