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 16.
We are sorry for any inconvenience, but the Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center at Drakes Beach will be closed on Saturday, July 16. It will open at 10 am on Sunday, July 17.
Point Reyes National Seashore and its partners have produced a number of multimedia presentations featuring the natural and cultural resources at Point Reyes.
The video Picture Yourself at Point Reyes National Seashore was created to promote National Park Week 2012 and to invite people to visit Point Reyes National Seashore. Picture yourself at your National Parks!
The Natural Laboratory is a series of pod-casts, videos, audio-slide shows, and other multimedia presentations exploring science at Bay Area National Parks. The Natural Laboratory is produced by Pacific Coast Science and Learning Center Science Communication Interns.
Wild Sound Stories are six-minute adventures in natural sounds and images that connect you to the feeling of wild Marin.
NPSWilderness has produced three videos entitled Wilderness Calling: Point Reyes, Wilderness Motion: Point Reyes, and Wilderness Visions: Point Reyes featuring images and sounds from the Phillip Burton Wilderness within Point Reyes National Seashore, in addition to two videos about NPS wilderness: America's Wilderness and Leave No Trace Outdoor Ethics which hikers, campers, and other visitors to Point Reyes may find of interest.
On July 24, 2013, local community radio station KWMR aired an Epicenter: West Marin Issues broadcast in which host Marc Matheson interviewed Sara Hammond and Dale Dualan, the Engineering Technicians/Sustainability Coordinators at Point Reyes National Seashore. They discussed the pioneering work taking place at the National Seashore in addressing the effects of climate change—the park's sustainability outreach and education programs, composting and other waste diversion projects, energy management and conservation, water management and conservation, and alternative transportation projects.
The Green Wave by the Seashore
While there might be some truth to the famous lyric "it's not easy being green," there are a vast amount of ways you can contribute to our conservation mission at home and in your community, many of which that are simple and easy. Winner of the first National Park Service-wide My Green Parks Video Contest, The Green Wave by the Seashore is a theatrical short film showcasing some of the many ways Point Reyes National Seashore has integrated sustainability into their park operations.
Did You Know?
Elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostris) regularly plunge to depths of 2000 feet to find food, but even far below the ocean's surface they are affected by warming temperatures and melting Antarctic ice. More...