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 »
Public Notice for Wilkins Ranch Environmental Assessment
Contact: John Dell'Osso, 415-464-5135
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the National Park Service has prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Wilkins Ranch Rehabilitation and Public Use and Rehabilitation of Septic and Water System. The area is located in the southern Olema Valley near Bolinas within Golden Gate National Recreation Area. The area is administered by Point Reyes National Seashore.
The EA evaluates three alternatives including a no-action alternative and two action alternatives. The alternatives are: Alternative A: No Action—Continue to Operate Private Facilities; Alternative B: Residential Use and Additional Public Access; Upgrade Buildings, Sewage Disposal, and Water System; Alternative C: Rehabilitate Facilities for Two Residences and Conservation and Education Center; Additional Public Access; Upgrade Buildings, Sewage Disposal, and Water System (Preferred Alternative).
If you wish to obtain a copy of the Environmental Assessment, please contact Ann Nelson at (415) 464-5120 and a copy will be mailed to you. Please state your name and address clearly if you leave a message.
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...