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2002 21st Annual Sand Sculpture Contest

2002 Sand Sculpture Contest: Family 3rd Place: Entry #02: No River, Just Tides, by Sand Worthies
Family 3rd Place Award Winner: Entry #02: No River, Just Tides, by Sand Worthies

The 21st Annual Sand Sculpture Contest at Drakes Beach was a great success with over 50 sculptures entered. The event was well attended with hundreds of participants and observers. Once again, the weather was fabulous and a good day was had by all!

Below are photo galleries of the sand sculptures entered in the 21st Annual Sand Sculpture Contest.


Missing photos. If you know the identity of any of the "2002 Unidentified Sculptures," please contact us. Thank you.

Sand Sculpture Contests Photo Galleries
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Spotted towhee. Dave Menke / FWS.

Point Reyes has some of the greatest avian diversity of any U.S. national park, with more than 490 species of birds recorded (45% of species of birds in North America). More...