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 »
Search and Rescue Exercise at Point Reyes National Seashore
Contact: John Dell'Osso, 415-464-5135
On Saturday, June 22, interagency search and rescue personnel from Marin County Search and Rescue, Marin County Fire, Point Reyes National Seashore, and Marin Posse will take part in a mock search from approximately 2:00 – 7:00 pm. The mock search and rescue will take place along Limantour Road and the Bayview Trailhead.
Additional exercises could take place in Tomales Bay and other trail locations within the Seashore.
These activities are key in keeping search and rescue personnel trained in various scenarios from lost hikers and hikers with injuries, to boating accidents.
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...