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 »
Trail Inventory and Condition Assessment with Recommendations - November 2003
This report is intended to inform the long-range planning process for the trail system within Point Reyes National Seashore and the North District of Golden Gate National Recreation Area. The document provides information on existing trail conditions, conceptual proposals for new trail alignments, and funding proposal for trail improvements. This document will be used to guide trail improvements and how the park’s trail system can be tied to the over 575 miles of trails on other public lands in Marin County. With the 147 miles of trails in PRNS, Marin County has approximately 725 miles of trails for public enjoyment.
As planning progresses, specific routes and design specifications would be prepared in full compliance with applicable standards and policies, utilizing geographic information system computer technology to manipulate natural and cultural resource data currently being assembled, and with the benefit of public involvement.
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