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

    Point Reyes

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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 16.

    We are sorry for any inconvenience, but the Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center at Drakes Beach will be closed on Saturday, July 16. It will open at 10 am on Sunday, July 17.

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?

Deathcap Mushrooms © John Lennie

Deathcap mushrooms are found throughout the Point Reyes region and are the most poisonous mushrooms in the world. But they're fairly new arrivals here. They invaded the San Francisco Bay Area in the late 1930s, likely brought over on cork trees from Europe for the wine industry. More...