• 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 »

Other Planning Efforts and Management Documents Archives

In this section, you will find a variety of Management Plans and other documents pertaining to the planning, management and operation of Point Reyes National Seashore. Click on a link below to find out more.

Proposed Fee Increase for Winter Shuttle Bus
The National Park Service sought public input from August 27 through October 31, 2013, about proposed increases to the shuttle bus fee from $5 to $7 for a roundtrip from Drakes Beach to the Lighthouse, Chimney Rock then returning to Drakes Beach. This is the first proposed fee increase for the shuttle bus system since 2007.

Road Maintenance and Improvement Projects at Point Reyes National Seashore
The National Park Service (NPS), in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration, proposes to rehabilitate 22 miles of paved park roads and parking areas in Point Reyes National Seashore including Limantour Road and the roads to the Lighthouse and Chimney Rock. In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, the NPS will prepare an Environmental Assessment to evaluate the potential effects of alternatives for repairing and improving park roads and parking areas on the natural, cultural, and human environment. A 30-day public scoping period intended to engage the public in this NEPA process closed on August 30, 2013.

Verizon Wireless Proposed Cellular Communications Facility, Point Reyes Hill
The National Park Service is preparing an Environmental Assessment in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to evaluate an application from Verizon Wireless for a ten year right-of-way permit to install, operate, and maintain a commercial wireless telecommunication facility on Point Reyes Hill within the area zoned "Radio Range Station." A 45-day public scoping period intended to engage the public in this NEPA process, which will evaluate the effects of the potential issuance of a right of way permit for the commercial telecommunications facility, closed on August 7, 2013.

Drakes Bay Oyster Company Special Use Permit Enivironmental Impact Statement

Air Tour Management Plan Development at Golden Gate National Recreation Area and Point Reyes National Seashore

Adapting Drakes Beach Visitor Access Facilities to Accommodate Anticipated Coastal Change to Improve Natural Coastal Process Project

Point Reyes National Seashore's response to the University of California Cooperative Extension - Marin report entitled The Changing Role of Agriculture in Point Reyes National Seashore, June 2009 - July 24, 2009 (319 KB PDF)

Coastal Dune Habitat Restoration Project

Point Reyes - Giacomini Public Access

Restoration of the Lower Glenbrook Quarry and Dam Removal at Turney Point

Giacomini Wetland Restoration Project

Non-Native Deer Management Plan

Coastal Watershed Restoration Project

Giacomini Land Exchange

Economic Impacts Study: Final Report - December 11, 2006 (937 KB PDF)

Environmental Commitment Statement: A Center for Environmental Innovation - May 2004 (59 KB PDF)

Horseshoe Pond Restoration Project

Kehoe Dairy Freestall Barn Additions and New Manure Holding Pond Project

Trail Inventory and Condition Assessment with Recommendations - November 2003

Pacific Coast Learning Center (93 KB PDF)

Johnsons Oyster Company

Tule Elk Management


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