Operational Changes Took Effect on May 1
The Lighthouse Visitor Center is now only open Fridays through Mondays. The Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center will be closed through late December 2013. More »
2013 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 »
Traffic Delays on Limantour Road at Point Reyes National Seashore between April 21 and mid-June, 1999
Contact: John Dell'Osso, 415-464-5135
Superintendent Don Neubacher announced today that between April 21st and mid-June, Limantour Road will have temporary traffic delays from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm., Monday through Friday. This closure is needed to allow PG&E road crews to trench along the road and to complete work to underground power lines along this scenic stretch of the Seashore. The road will remain open without delays on weekends and holidays during this time period.
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 is a 12-mile stretch of beach with some access for dogs on leash. Please check at the visitor centers for more detailed information. Park visitors are encouraged to utilize any of these areas within the seashore during this construction period.
Did You Know?
The Point Reyes Lighthouse was completed in 1870, 16 years after Congress initially appropriated funds for its construction. It still stands in its original location, having weathered over 140 years at what is considered to be the windiest, foggiest location on the US west coast. More...