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

    Point Reyes

    National Seashore California

There are park alerts in effect.
show Alerts »
  • 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 »

Point Reyes - Giacomini Public Access

This page will host information pertaining to public access along the south end of the Giacomini Wetlands, such as the proposed bridge on Lagunitas Creek at White House Pool. Check back regularly for updated information.

Staff Report: Summary of Pre-Scoping Public Comments on Point Reyes Public Access - November 5, 2008 (53 KB PDF)
This staff report provides a summary of pre-scoping comments on Point Reyes Public Access based upon review of letters and comments submitted to the NPS following the May 14, 2008 Public Meeting. The public was encouraged to provide written comments either by completing a comment card and turning it in at the end of the meeting, or by sending their comments via mail or e-mail to the NPS by Monday, June 2, 2008. A total of 128 letters or comment cards, four petitions and 204 postcards were received during the comment period.

Download the PowerPoint presentation (4,645 KB PDF) that was shown on Wednesday, May 14, 2008, at the public meeting at the Dance Palace in Point Reyes Station to discuss alternatives for public access along the south end of the Giacomini Wetlands. The public was encouraged to comment on the issues raised at the public meeting by June 2, 2008. The comment period has closed.

Questions and Responses to Concerns Regarding the Proposed Bridge on Lagunitas Creek at White House Pool - March 28, 2008 (21 KB PDF)

Top of Page

Did You Know?

Earthquake Trailhead

Earthquakes along the San Andreas Fault adjacent to Point Reyes are rather rare. Big quakes shift Point Reyes up to 20 feet once every 130 years or so, but otherwise there is very little movement. More...