Operational Changes Took Effect on May 1
The Lighthouse Visitor Center is now only open Fridays through Mondays; closed Tuesdays through Thursdays, including Thanksgiving. The Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center will be closed through late December, reopening weekends and holidays on December 28. More »
Visitor Center Winter Hours
Visitor Center Winter Hours took effect on Sunday, November 3, 2013. More »
Coast Trail Closed and Impassable Due to Hazardous Conditions
Contact: John Dell'Osso, 415-464-5135
As of Friday, June 1, 2012, the Coast Trail at Point Reyes National Seashore will be closed from the Point Reyes Hostel to Coast campground to all public access (foot, bike and stock) until further notice. The trail has become impassable due to water and mud and has become an unsafe condition for park visitors.
NPS staff will proceed to acquire all necessary permits for short-term repairs to the trail and also for a permanent fix.
Stay up-to-date by checking the website at www.nps.gov/pore.
Did You Know?
Since the restoration of the Giacomini Wetlands in 2008, the tidewater goby--a federally endangered brackish-water resident fish species--has not only been observed in the newly restored channels and ponds, but in Lagunitas Creek, where it had previously not been documented since 1953. More...