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

    Point Reyes

    National Seashore California

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  • Point Reyes Fire Management will be using heavy equipment on the Inverness Ridge Trail this week.

    A recreation advisory is in effect for hiking, horse riding, and biking along the Inverness Ridge Trail (aka Bayview Fire Road) during the week of September 14, 2014. Extra caution in this area is critical while work is in progress. More »

Ranch Comprehensive Management Plan Background Information

As a part of the Ranch Comprehensive Management Plan, a number of documents relevant to the planning process have been identified. These documents are presented here for your information and education throughout this NEPA process. This web page will be updated continuously as other relevant documents are identified. Please check back frequently.



Biological Opinions

California Regional Water Quality Control Board - San Francisco Bay Region Resolutions

Historic Resource Studies

  • Livingston, D.S. 1993. Ranching on the Point Reyes Peninsula - A History of the Dairy and Beef Ranches within Point Reyes National Seashore, 1834-1992. Point Reyes National Seashore. Marin County, California, USA. Available at http://www.nps.gov/history/history/online_books/pore/ranching.pdf (accessed 17 April 2014). (18,652 KB PDF)
  • Livingston, D.S. 1995. A Good Life: Dairy Farming in the Olema Valley - A History of the Dairy and Beef Ranches of the Olema Valley and Lagunitas Canyon. Golden Gate National Recreation Area and Point Reyes National Seashore. Marin County, California, USA. Available at http://www.nps.gov/history/history/online_books/pore/dairy_farming.pdf (accessed 17 April 2014). (54,308 KB PDF)


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