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 »
More Red Flag Conditions and Extreme Fire Danger - Tuesday November 1, 2011
Contact: Jennifer Chapman, 415-464-5133
Another red flag warning, following the one last week, has been issued by the National Weather Service for the North Bay hills and the East Bay hills. This warning will be in effect from Tuesday morning 6:00 a.m. until Wednesday 6:00 a.m., November 1 and 2. Winds are expected to shift tonight to an offshore flow, bringing warm, dry strong winds from the interior to the coast. Based on this weather pattern, the fire danger rating will be Extreme tomorrow for Point Reyes National Seashore and Golden Gate NRA sites in Marin County. Park sites in San Mateo County are not affected.
Public restrictions in effect on Tuesday within Point Reyes National Seashore boundaries are:
Public restrictions that will be in effect on Tuesday 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://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mtr/
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The Black Abalone is one of seven abalone species found in California's intertidal waters. More...