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 »
Limantour Road Open to the Public After Storm Repairs at Point Reyes National Seashore
Contact: John Dell'Osso, 415-464-5135
Last winter’s storms damaged sections of Limantour Road in Point Reyes National Seashore. The road has now been repaired and the road is open to the public after two months of road work.
Limantour Road leads through the heart of the National Seashore to Limantour Beach and Estero, a haven for migratory shorebirds and waterfowl. Numerous hiking trails start at trailheads along Limantour Road such as Sky Trail, Bayview Trail, and Coast Trail.
Point Reyes National Seashore offers over 140 miles of hiking trails and over 80 miles of scenic coastline. Drakes Beach offers outstanding beach access and has a visitor center and cafe. Point Reyes Beaches North and South are on a 12-mile stretch of coastline with some access for dogs on leash. Please check at the visitor centers for more detailed information.
Did You Know?
According to a 2009 report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, climate change will likely lead to an increase in extreme weather in the USA. Fortunately, there is still time to limit climate change by reducing emissions of heat-trapping pollution and taking other actions. More...