• 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.

Multimedia Presentations: Science Behind the Scenery

The following Quicktime videos are from the Pacific Coast Science and Learning Center's 2004 "Science Behind the Scenery" DVD. These videos are available as either "Low" resolution videos (compressed to 12 frames per second with a screen size of 240 pixels x 180 pixels) for those with slower connections, or as "Medium" resolution videos (compressed to 15 frames per second with a screen size of 320 pixels x 240 pixels) for those with faster connections.

Introduction: Science at Point Reyes National Seashore 2:41 minutes
Low (3,408 KB) | Medium (11,743 KB)

Northern Elephant Seals 5:46 minutes
Low (9,377 KB) | Medium (28,951 KB)

Tomales Bay Biodiversity Inventory and Partnership 6:24 minutes
Low (8,568 KB) | Medium (29,290 KB)

Tule Elk 6:29 minutes
Low (8,248 KB) | Medium (29,196 KB)

Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary 7:27 minutes
Low (9,764 KB) | Medium (33,396 KB)

Myrtle's Silverspot Butterfly 5:32 minutes
Low (14,614 KB) | Medium (37,067 KB)

Coho Salmon and Steelhead Trout 6:39 minutes
Low (11,727 KB) | Medium (35,617 KB)

Vegetation Mapping 4:23 minutes
Low (5,017 KB) | Medium (18,469 KB)

Fire Management 6:17 minutes
Low (8,665 KB) | Medium (29,428 KB)

National Park Service Science and Learning Centers 2:10 minutes
Low (3,336 KB) | Medium (10,553 KB)


If any of the multimedia presentations do not play on your computer, you may not have the latest version of QuickTime.

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