• 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 »

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?

Waves crashing on rocks during a storm.

A 1-foot sea level rise can lead to shorelines eroding back 100 feet, and increase the chances of a 100-year flood event in low coastal areas to once every 10 years. More...