Point Reyes Headlands Winter Shuttle Bus System
On weekends & holidays, Sir Francis Drake Boulevard is closed beyond the South Beach Road junction from 9 am to 5:30 pm during favorable weather conditions. Bus service to the Lighthouse & Chimney Rock is provided from Drakes Beach. More »
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 »
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 »
Book Signing at Point Reyes National Seashore: Amy Meyer author of <i>New Guardians for the Golden Gate: How America Got a Great National Park</i>
Contact: John Dell'Osso, 415-464-5135
This Saturday, July 29, long-time national park supporter Amy Meyer will hold a book signing at the Bear Valley Visitor Center from 12:30 – 2:00 PM. Her new book entitled, New Guardians for the Golden Gate: How America Got a Great National Park, will be available for purchase through the Point Reyes National Seashore Association. Since 1964, the nonprofit Point Reyes National Seashore Association has worked in partnership with the National Park Service to preserve and protect the park's unique natural and cultural resources.
Amy Meyer is the co-chair of People for a Golden Gate National Recreation Area and former vice chair of the Golden Gate National recreation Area and Point Reyes National Seashore Advisory Commission. She is an artist and former teacher and has earned numerous awards from organizations including the National Parks and Conservation Association (NPCA) Marjory Stoneman Douglas Award in 1993. NPCA’s annual Marjory Stoneman Douglas Award recognizes the outstanding efforts of an individual or group that result in the protection of a site or proposed site in the National Park System.
Did You Know?
The rich, lush environment of Point Reyes heavily depends on the fog. During rainless summers, fog can account for 1/3 of the ecosystem's water input. But recent studies have indicated that there has been about a 30 percent reduction in fog during the last 100 years here in coastal California. More...