Point Reyes Headlands Winter Shuttle Bus System
On weekends & holidays, Sir Francis Drake Boulevard is closed beyond the South Beach Road junction from 9 am to 5:30 pm during favorable weather conditions. Bus service to the Lighthouse & Chimney Rock is provided from Drakes Beach. More »
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 »
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 »
Reading Room: Other Documents of Interest
Lee, Cynthia and John MacDonald (Volpe 2011), Baseline Ambient Sound Levels in Point Reyes National Seashore. Cambridge, MA: U.S. Department of Transportation, John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, March 2011. (4,636 KB PDF)
Becker, B.H., D.T. Press, and S.G. Allen. 2011. Evidence for long-term spatial displacement of breeding and pupping harbour seals by shellfish aquaculture over three decades. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 21:247-260. (1,268 KB PDF)
Tule Elk Management
The park conducts reviews of files, databases, recording equipment, and data storage devices to improve responsiveness to Freedom of Information Act and other public requests. As part of this process, the park has identified the following documents which may be of public interest.
Did You Know?
The Black Abalone is one of seven abalone species found in California's intertidal waters. More...