• The Point Reyes Beach as viewed from the Point Reyes Headlands

    Point Reyes

    National Seashore California

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  • Bear Valley Visitor Center Lighting Retrofit:

    Due to safety concerns during the installation of new LED lights, sections of the Bear Valley Visitor Center's exhibit area may be closed through the end of July. More »

  • The Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center will be closed on Saturday, July 26.

    We are sorry for any inconvenience, but the Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center at Drakes Beach will be closed on Saturday, July 26. It will open at 10 am on Sunday, July 27.

Point Reyes National Seashore Summer 2014 Hours and Activities

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Date: May 22, 2014
Contact: John Golda, 415-464-5143

POINT REYES, CALIFORNIA – Point Reyes National Seashore will be increasing hours and services to help visitors make the most of their summer. Beginning on Memorial Day Weekend and running through Labor Day Weekend, all park visitor centers will have extended days and hours of service.

  • The Bear Valley Visitor Center will be open from 10 am until 5 pm on weekdays and from 9 am to 5 pm on weekends and holidays. The Visitor Center will remain open an extra hour until 6 pm on Fridays and Saturdays, beginning on June 6.
  • The Point Reyes Lighthouse and Visitor Center will be open Thursday through Monday from 10 am until 4:30 pm. Visitors may tour the lens room between 2:30 and 4 pm, though high winds may close the stairs to the lighthouse.
  • The Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center at Drakes Beach will be open on weekends and holidays, from 10 am until 5pm.

Ranger-guided programs provide a deeper look at the park and are scheduled every day during the summer. Among the many choices, these programs include opportunities to walk along the San Andreas Fault, understand the importance of dairy and beef ranching at Point Reyes, explore one of the nation's most accessible wilderness areas, and experience the Lighthouse at sunset. Schedules of Ranger-led programs and special events will be posted on the park website at http://www.nps.gov/pore.

For more information on specific hours and opportunities during the summer at Point Reyes National Seashore, please visit the park website at http://www.nps.gov/pore.


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