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 »
Press Kit: Management Objectives
Preserve Park Resources
Natural and cultural resources and associated values of Point Reyes National Seashore are protected, restored, and maintained in good condition and managed within their broader ecosystem or cultural context.
Point Reyes National Seashore contributes to knowledge about natural and cultural resources and associated values; management decisions about resources and visitors are based on adequate scholarly and scientific information.
Enhance Visitor Experiences
Park visitors and the general public learn and understand the purpose of Point Reyes National Seashore.
Strengthen Opportunities Managed by Partners
Ensure Organizational Effectiveness
Point Reyes National Seashore increases its managerial capability through support from other agencies, organizations, and individuals.
Did You Know?
Coast Miwok people have lived in the Point Reyes vicinity for over 4,000 years. They lived in villages similar to Kule Loklo, which is located near the Bear Valley Visitor Center. More...