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 »
2014 Winter Shuttle Bus Operations Have Ended
March 30, 2014, was the last day for the 2014 Winter Shuttle Bus System. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. is open daily from now through late December 2014. 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 »
Point Reyes National Seashore Recruiting for Winter Wildlife Docent Volunteers for 2013
Contact: Anela Ramos, 415-464-5146
Point Reyes National Seashore is currently accepting applications for Winter Wildlife Docent Volunteers. Winter Wildlife Docents help strengthen the connection with and foster stewardship of Point Reyes National Seashore among park visitors by helping visitors view, understand, and appreciate elephant seals and gray whales during their respective mating and migration seasons. Enjoy the satisfaction of helping others while observing elephant seals, gray whales, birds, wildflowers, and more in a magnificent setting.
Docents are asked to commit at least 6 weekend/holiday days averaging 2 days per month during the programs. A required training is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, November 17 & 18 and Saturday, December 1, 2012.
Prospective docents may apply online at http://www.nps.gov/pore/supportyourpark/volunteer.htm. Please contact Anela Ramos at 415-464-5146 or by email for an application or more information.
Did You Know?
So many California red-legged frogs were caught for consumption in the late 1800's that their numbers declined throughout California. So bullfrogs were imported from the east to help meet the demand. But bullfrogs are voracious predators and helped drive the red-legged frog population lower yet. More...