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California: Pinnacles National Park is nation's newest park
Known for its talus caves and granite spires, Pinnacles National Monument in Central California last week was elevated to national park by President Obama. The 26,000-acre park east of Monterey between the 101 and 5 freeways claims another distinction too: It's now the smallest national park in the state.
By Mary Forgione
January 14, 2013