Bear Valley Visitor Center Lighting Retrofit:
Due to safety concerns during the installation of new LED lights, sections of the Bear Valley Visitor Center's exhibit area may be closed through the end of July. More »
The Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center will be closed on Saturday, July 26.
We are sorry for any inconvenience, but the Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center at Drakes Beach will be closed on Saturday, July 26. It will open at 10 am on Sunday, July 27.
Current Fire Information
Burning will take place in the Seashore on up to 2 days this year at N Ranch near Drakes Estero to control an infesation of Scotch broom. See map for project location.
Daily Fire Danger Rating:
Depending on the current fire danger, the following types of heat sources will be permitted (YES) or prohibited (NO):
Under very high and extreme fire danger conditions:
At all times, regardless of current fire danger:
Did You Know?
Elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostris)are the largest pinniped with males reaching a maximum of about 5,000 lbs. Harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) are much smaller with both males and females reaching a maximum weight of around 250 lbs. More...