Operational Changes Took Effect on May 1
The Lighthouse Visitor Center is now only open Fridays through Mondays. The Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center will be closed through late December 2013. More »
2013 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 »
Red Flag Conditions, Extreme Fire Danger at National Parks in Marin for October 26, 2011
Contact: Jennifer Chapman, 415-464-5133
A red flag warning issued by the National Weather Service for the North Bay Hills and the East Bay Hills this afternoon has prompted National Park Service officials to declare extreme fire danger for Point Reyes National Seashore and Golden Gate NRA sites in Marin County for tomorrow, Wednesday, October 26, 2011. Offshore winds with very low relative humidity will increase the chance of a wildfire.
Public restrictions in effect on Wednesday within Point Reyes National Seashore boundaries are:
Public restrictions that will be in effect on Wednesday at GGNRA sites in Marin County, including the Marin Headlands and Muir Woods National Monument are:
Details about the red flag warning can be found on the National Weather Service website: http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=mtr&wwa=red%20flag%20warning
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...