I intended to mention that the campground is on the east side. You get there by taking Hiway 25 south from Hollister, 40 miles or so. RVs are not recommended on the west side, which is approached from the Salinas Valley and Hiway 101. As I approached the Pinnacles on Wednesday a badger crossed the road in front of me, in the afternoon! There were turkeys, as well as black-tail deer and coyotes near the campground. I spotted a bobcat there on a previous visit, also in the afternoon. There are wild pigs nearby, both escaped domestic ones and the truly wild kind. The entire monument is surrounded by a pig fence to keep them out. When I was there in Feb about 40 pigs crossed the road in front of me, including 3 sows with litters of piglets. Nearby vineyard owners shoot the pigs to keep them from damaging the vines and people clamor to get some of the pork. Interesting place. You should go there.