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§ 410ooo–1. Establishment of Pinnacles National Park
(a) Establishment and purpose
There is hereby established Pinnacles National Park in the State of California for the purposes of—
(1) preserving and interpreting for the benefit of future generations the chaparral, grasslands, blue oak woodlands, and majestic valley oak savanna ecosystems of the area, the area’s geomorphology, riparian watersheds, unique flora and fauna, and the ancestral and cultural history of native Americans, settlers and explorers; and
(2) interpreting the recovery program for the California Condor and the international significance of the program.
(b) Boundaries

The boundaries of Pinnacles National Park are as generally depicted on the map entitled “Proposed: Pinnacles National Park Designation Change”, numbered 114/111,724, and dated December 2011. The map shall be on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park Service.

(c) Abolishment of current Pinnacles National Monument
(1) In general

In light of the establishment of Pinnacles National Park, Pinnacles National Monument is hereby abolished and the lands and interests therein are incorporated within and made part of Pinnacles National Park. Any funds available for purposes of the monument shall be available for purposes of the park.

(2) References

Any references in law (other than in this subchapter), regulation, document, record, map or other paper of the United States to Pinnacles National Monument shall be considered a reference to Pinnacles National Park.

(d) Administration

The Secretary of the Interior shall administer Pinnacles National Park in accordance with this subchapter and laws generally applicable to units of the National Park System, including the National Park Service Organic Act (16 U.S.C. 1, 2–4).1

1 See References in Text note below.

(Pub. L. 112–245, § 3, Jan. 10, 2013, 126 Stat. 2386.)