• The Point Reyes Beach as viewed from the Point Reyes Headlands

    Point Reyes

    National Seashore California

There are park alerts in effect.
show Alerts »
  • Bear Valley Visitor Center Lighting Retrofit:

    Due to safety concerns during the installation of new LED lights, sections of the Bear Valley Visitor Center's exhibit area may be closed through the end of July. More »

  • The Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center will be closed on Saturday, July 26.

    We are sorry for any inconvenience, but the Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center at Drakes Beach will be closed on Saturday, July 26. It will open at 10 am on Sunday, July 27.

20th Annual Sand Sculpture Contest At Drakes Beach - Sunday, September 2, 2001

Subscribe RSS Icon | What is RSS
Date: August 23, 2001
Contact: Beth Brindle, 415-464-5130

20TH ANNUAL SAND SCULPTURE CONTEST AT DRAKES BEACH
Point Reyes National Seashore
Sunday, September 2, 2001

Point Reyes National Seashore invites you to its 20th Annual Sand Sculpture Contest! Come spend the Sunday of Labor Day Weekend in the sand and sun of Drakes Beach. This all day free event is open to people of all ages. Prizes donated by the Point Reyes National Seashore Association will be awarded in each category. Categories include: Children (14 and under), Families, Adult Individuals, and Adult Groups. Please remember that dogs are not allowed at Drakes Beach, but can be taken to North or South Beaches.

Schedule of Events

9:00 a.m. Registration - at Ken Patrick Visitor Center
1:00 p.m. Judging
3:30 p.m. Prizes awarded in front of Visitor Center

For more information, please contact the Lighthouse Visitor Center at (415) 669-1534, or the Ken Patrick Visitor Center at (415) 669-1250.

-NPS-

Did You Know?

Four tidewater gobies (small brackish-water fish) in a hand. Credit: Cassandra Brooks/NPS.

Since the restoration of the Giacomini Wetlands in 2008, the tidewater goby--a federally endangered brackish-water resident fish species--has not only been observed in the newly restored channels and ponds, but in Lagunitas Creek, where it had previously not been documented since 1953. More...