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 »
Park Establishes Public Document Reading Room, an Online Portal to Share Park Records
Contact: Melanie Gunn, 415-464-5136
Point Reyes National Seashore is embarking on an innovative effort to make park documents and data available to the public as part of our continued efforts to improve public understanding of research and management activities. We have created an online Point Reyes Public Document Reading Room which will provide public access to:
The reading room will be updated frequently and, in the future, will house park documents and all responses to FOIA requests.
Superintendent Cicely Muldoon stated, "The online reading room is a positive step forward in making park records and information available and accessible to all. This is a great new tool for improving public access to and understanding of park research and management activities."
Visit the Point Reyes National Seashore Reading Room.
Did You Know?
Climate scientists warn that the safe upper limit for atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations is 350 parts per million (ppm). For most of human history, atmospheric CO2 rarely exceeded 275 ppm--until the industrial revolution. As of 2013, atmospheric CO2 was ~400 ppm–-and rising 2 ppm/year. More...