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 »
Workshop Set for Point Reyes National Seashore General Management Planning Process Update
Contact: John Dell’Osso, 415-464-5135
Point Reyes National Seashore and the north district of Golden Gate National Recreation Area have just released a concepts newsletter updating the public on the general management planning process. An upcoming workshop has been set for public input on Point Reyes National Seashore’s General Management Plan update (GMP) and Environmental Impact Statement. This planning process will be conducted over the next several years and a final GMP will be developed out of this process. The GMP will be the management tool to guide the park for the next 10-20 years. The new plan will update the existing plan completed in 1980.
The workshop comments, as well as written comments submitted, will be used to develop alternatives for a future draft GMP for public review and comment. To receive copies of the newsletter, please write to the Superintendent, Point Reyes National Seashore. Public comment can be mailed to the Superintendent, Point Reyes National Seashore, Point Reyes Station, Ca 94956, ATTN: GMP until January 31, 2004.
A workshop is scheduled at the following time and location:
Did You Know?
The Endangered Species Act turned 40 on December 28, 2013. 99 percent of the plants and animals protected by the ESA have been saved from extinction, including the bald eagle, brown pelican, gray whale, and peregrine falcon, all of which can be seen at Point Reyes. More...