• 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 »

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Visitor Guides

2012 Visitor Guide: 50th Anniversary Edition (2,021 KB PDF)

2007 Visitor Guide (4,000 KB PDF)
This document has been divided into smaller-sized files so that visitors with slower internet connections have the option of downloading desired pages separately if they do not wish to download the complete document as a single large file.

Seasons of Point Reyes (pp. 1-3) (1,561 KB PDF)
Human Layers on the Land (pp. 4-5) (988 KB PDF)
Planning Your Visit (p. 6) (653 KB PDF)
Explore Point Reyes (p. 7) (272 KB PDF)
Just for Kids (p.8) (714 KB PDF)

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Did You Know?

Bull elephant seal © Richard Allen

Four species of pinnipeds (seals and sea lions) rest onshore or breed at Point Reyes: the Northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostris), the harbor seal (Phoca vitulina), the California sea lion (Zalophus californianus), and the Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus). More...