Point Reyes Headlands Winter Shuttle Bus System
On weekends & holidays, Sir Francis Drake Boulevard is closed beyond the South Beach Road junction from 9 am to 5:30 pm during favorable weather conditions. Bus service to the Lighthouse & Chimney Rock is provided from Drakes Beach. More »
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 »
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 »
What is RSS?
Over time, Point Reyes National Seashore will be offering a variety of RSS/web feeds. An RSS icon (displayed to the right) will indicate that you can subscribe to a particular web feed. You may need to click on the icon and then paste the URL of the resulting page into your feed reader. Want to know more about web feeds or feed readers? Read below...
What are web feeds?
How can I use a Point Reyes web feed?
Another way to receive the web feed uses a feed reader. Feed readers are software that can check the feeds of websites and present you with a list of the latest news, podcasts, etc., from those sites. There are many different types. Some work with your Web browser and others are downloadable applications that work on their own.
Once you have chosen a feed reader, all that is left to do is identify the feeds you want it to receive. To subscribe to a Point Reyes National Seashore feed, look for the RSS icons. Depending on your feed reader, you may be able to subscribe by just dragging the icon to your feed reader. Or, you may have to click on the icon and then copy and paste the URL of the feed into your feed reader.
How do I get a feed reader?
Did You Know?
Historically, the Humboldt squid were seldom found further north than Baja California. The squid then came north en masse during the 1997/98 El Nino and have maintained a fairly regular presence in the waters off of northern and central California--including Point Reyes--ever since. More...