• The Point Reyes Beach as viewed from the Point Reyes Headlands

    Point Reyes

    National Seashore California

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  • 2014 Harbor Seal Pupping Season Closures

    From March 1 through June 30, the park implements closures of certain Tomales Bay beaches and Drakes Estero to water-based recreation to protect harbor seals during the pupping season. Please avoid disturbing seals to ensure a successful pupping season. More »

  • 2014 Winter Shuttle Bus Operations Have Ended

    March 30, 2014, was the last day for the 2014 Winter Shuttle Bus System. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. is open daily from now through late December 2014. More »

  • Operational Changes Took Effect on May 1, 2013

    The Lighthouse Visitor Center is now only open Fridays through Mondays; closed Tuesdays through Thursdays, including Thanksgiving. The Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center is open on weekends and holidays when shuttles are operating. More »

For Teachers

Student with dipnet at Bear Valley Creek

Using Park Resources

to Teach, Inspire

and Motivate Students

 

Last year thousands of students visited our Coast Miwok roundhouse, toured the historic Point Reyes lighthouse, and watched elephant seals and migratory gray whales in their natural habitats.

Reservations for the 2014-2015 school year will be available beginning August 4, 2014 at 8am. Ahead of that date, each teacher requesting a program can prepare an email with this information:

1. Your name, email, and phone number

2. The school's name, address, and telephone number

3. Name of the program you are requesting, and time (i.e. 10 am or 1130am)

4. Grade level and number of students in your class

Save this as a draft and email any time AFTER 8am (PDT) on August 4, 2014.

If you want to bring a group out for a self-guided experience at Kule Loklo, please plan for a Monday or Friday. These are the days when ranger-led programs are not scheduled. You don't need to make a reservation for this self-guided experience.

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Waves crashing on rocks during a storm.

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