Operational Changes Took Effect on May 1
The Lighthouse Visitor Center is now only open Fridays through Mondays. The Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center will be closed through late December 2013. More »
2013 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 »
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)
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.
Did You Know?
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...