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 »
2000 Strawberry Festival at Kule Loklo
Contact: John Dell'Osso, 415-464-5135
Please join us for this Native American celebration of the new spring season at Kule Loklo at Point Reyes National Seashore on Saturday, April 22, 2000. Please join the festivities at Kule Loklo with traditional dances and other cultural demonstrations such as flintknapping, clam shell bead drilling, and Native American games throughout the afternoon. Food, including Indian tacos, will be for sale at the site. The festival starts at 11 am with cultural demonstrations. Traditional dancing will begin after 1 pm. Kule Loklo means "Bear Valley" in the Coast Miwok dialect, and the village is a cultural exhibit representing a Coast Miwok community before European contact.
Visitors are encouraged to bring strawberries for the traditional blessing of the first fruits.
For more information, please call the Bear Valley Visitor Center at (415) 663-1092, Monday through Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm and weekends 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
Did You Know?
Earthquakes along the San Andreas Fault adjacent to Point Reyes are rather rare. Big quakes shift Point Reyes up to 20 feet once every 130 years or so, but otherwise there is very little movement. More...