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 »
Giacomini Wetland Restoration Planting Opportunity
Contact: John Dell'Osso, 415-464-5135
The Giacomini Wetland Restoration Project has started construction. The Point Reyes National Seashore, along with its partner, Point Reyes National Seashore Association (PRNSA), are now inviting local residents and visitors to be part of the restoration process by planting newly restored wetlands this fall.
The National Seashore and PRNSA will be planting thousands of saltwater and freshwater grasses, herbs, sedges, rushes and shrubs at two of the newly restored wetland areas at the Giacomini Ranch and near Olema Creek. Individuals, organizations, schools and other groups are invited to come and help with planting on community planting days scheduled for Fridays starting November 9 through December 14. One or two Saturday planting dates may also occur if there is enough interest. Other dates are open by prior arrangement.
By getting your hands dirty, you will be an important part of a project that will have extensive, lasting benefits for the Tomales Bay watershed. Please contact Leslie Adler-Ivanbrook by email or at 415-464-5910.
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