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

    Point Reyes

    National Seashore California

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  • 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 »

  • 2014 Winter Shuttle Bus Operations Have Ended

    March 30, 2014, was the last day for the 2014 Winter Shuttle Bus System. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. is open daily from now through late December 2014. 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 »

Multimedia Presentations: Wild Sound Stories

Wild Sound Stories are six-minute adventures in natural sounds and images that connect you to the feeling of wild Marin. Wild Sound Stories are produced by Gina Farr, a multimedia communications artist and natural sounds recordist who creates living documents of our last wild places. A native of Marin County, Gina is also a member of the Point Reyes National Seashore Association. Watch a Wild Sound Story at wildSoundStories.com to experience the habitats, animals and cultures of our natural area. They are a fun and intuitive way to gain insight into the lives, loves and struggles of others who share this world we call home.

 
Coyote on a ridge silhouetted by sunset. Licensed by Gina Farr. Click here to go to Wild Sound Stories: Coyote Dreams - A Night in Olema Valley.
Coyote Dreams: Night in Olema Valley
Go native. Explore the dreamtime in California's earthquake rift zone...on four paws.
 
Aerial photo of Tomales Point and Tomales Bay. NPS/Gina Farr Photo. Click here to go to Wild Sound Stories: Hero's Journey - A Marin Salmon's Tale
Hero's Journey: A Marin Salmon's Tale
Swim with the whales, then up a quiet bay and through a rainy, fern-filled creek to fulfill your destiny.
 

Did You Know?

Relative global annual avg. temperatures. Red bars indicate temps above & blue bars indicate temps below the 1901-2000 avg. temperature.

According to a 2009 report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, climate change will likely lead to an increase in extreme weather in the USA. Fortunately, there is still time to limit climate change by reducing emissions of heat-trapping pollution and taking other actions. More...