Operational Changes Took Effect on May 1
The Lighthouse Visitor Center is now only open Fridays through Mondays; closed Tuesdays through Thursdays, including Thanksgiving. The Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center will be closed through late December, reopening weekends and holidays on December 28. More »
Visitor Center Winter Hours
Visitor Center Winter Hours took effect on Sunday, November 3, 2013. More »
Campground Talks at Olema Ranch to Celebrate Smokey Bear and the Wilderness Act
Contact: Jennifer Chapman, 415-464-5133
Family oriented campground talks will be offered by the National Park Service and Student Conservation Association at Olema Ranch Campground on the evenings of September 25, and October 9, in conjunction with Fire Safety Month in October. The presentation, called “Good Fire, Bad Fire” will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Smokey Bear public education campaign and the 40th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. The talks will take place in an outdoor amphitheater at the Olema Ranch Campfire Center from 6:45 to 7:30pm in an educational storytelling format. These talks are open to the public, free of charge. Additional programs will be scheduled at the Bear Valley Visitor Center picnic area during the month of October.
Did You Know?
Although white sharks are amongst the most massive and mobile predators in the world, recent research indicates that the white sharks found in the waters off of California are genetically distinct and follow a strict and isolating migration path between California and the Hawaii region. More...