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

    Point Reyes

    National Seashore California

National Seashore News

Summer/Fall 2007 (1,994 KB PDF)
Topics: Protecting our Ocean Heritage, Coastal Watershed Enhancement, Sustainable Practices in Our Parks, Repairs to Historic Home Ranch, Global Climate Change, Ocean Issues for the National Park System

April 2005 (246 KB PDF)
Topics: Historic Lifeboat Station Railway to be Rehabilitated this Summer, Giacomini Wetland Restoration Planning Underway, Elephant Seal Population Expanding, Tomales Bay Biodiversity Inventory Reaches 2000, Major Study on Tule Elk Underway, Park Site of National Climate Change Study, Seashore Receives Electric Vehicles from Toyota, New Exhibits Installed at Earthquake Trail, Quick Updates and Facts

Did You Know?

Harbor Seal Pup, © Sue Van Der Wal

Harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) are present in the waters of Point Reyes year round. Every spring, approximately 7,000 harbor seals, or 20% of the mainland California breeding population, haul out on the beaches of Point Reyes. Look for them in the esteros and in Tomales Bay and Bolinas Lagoon. More...