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

    Point Reyes

    National Seashore California

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  • Bear Valley Visitor Center Lighting Retrofit:

    Due to safety concerns during the installation of new LED lights, sections of the Bear Valley Visitor Center's exhibit area may be closed through the end of July. More »

  • The Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center will be closed on Saturday, July 26.

    We are sorry for any inconvenience, but the Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center at Drakes Beach will be closed on Saturday, July 26. It will open at 10 am on Sunday, July 27.

Year in Review Archives

Point Reyes National Seashore occasionally publishes a "Year in Review" to highlight some of the previous year's events and accomplishments of park staff.

2011 Year in Review (870 KB PDF)
2010 Year in Review (747 KB PDF)
2008 Year in Review (1,388 KB PDF)
2007 Year in Review (HTML)
2006 Year in Review (HTML)
2005 Year in Review (HTML)
2002 Year in Review (614 KB PDF)
2001 Year in Review (2,705 KB PDF)

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Did You Know?

Bubblegum coral. Image courtesy of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute.

On the Cordell Bank, just 32 kilometers (20 miles) to the west of Point Reyes, there are deep-water corals that are 10 to 15 meters (33 to 50 feet) high and estimated to be over 1500 years old. More...