• 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 »

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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