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

    Point Reyes

    National Seashore California

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.

Programs for the 2014-2015 school year run from September 9,2014 through May 20, 2015. Programs are offered on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 10 and 1130, except for February, when they are on Tuesday and Wednesday only. Please make sure your requested dates are on the correct days of the week. 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 (if you are requesting a second program on the same day, you MUST provide name, email, and phone number of the second teacher.)

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

5. 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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Did You Know?

Humboldt Squid. © Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute.

Historically, the Humboldt squid were seldom found further north than Baja California. The squid then came north en masse during the 1997/98 El Nino and have maintained a fairly regular presence in the waters off of northern and central California--including Point Reyes--ever since. More...