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 »
Red Flag Fire Alert Issued for October 12, 2010, for San Francisco Bay Area National Parks
Contact: Jennifer Chapman, 415-464-5133
National Park Service Fire Management Officer Roger Wong has recommended a fire alert for several parks in the San Francisco Bay Area in response to a red flag warning which was issued by the National Weather Service. This red flag warning will be in effect until 6:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 13. The current red flag warning is due to the low relative humidity and gusty north winds which are forecasted for the San Francisco Bay Area.
Restrictions that will be in effect Tuesday and possibly Wednesday at Point Reyes National Seashore are:
Restrictions that will be in effect Tuesday and possibly Wednesday on Golden Gate NRA lands including Muir Woods National Monument are:
Restrictions that will be in effect Tuesday and possibly Wednesday at John Muir National Historic Site in the East Bay are:
Did You Know?
California could see an increase of 50 percent or more in the occurrence of large wildfires in the 21st century due to global warming and its consequences. More...