Operational Changes Took Effect on May 1
The Lighthouse Visitor Center is now only open Fridays through Mondays. The Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center will be closed through late December 2013. More »
2013 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 »
2003 22nd Annual Sand Sculpture Contest
The 22nd Annual Sand Sculpture Contest at Drakes Beach was a great success with over 60 sculptures entered. The event was well attended by hundreds of participants and observers. Although the weather was overcast and cool, a good day was had by all!
Below are photo galleries of some of the sand sculptures entered in the 22nd Annual Sand Sculpture Contest.
Missing photos. If you know the identity of any of sculptures labeled "2003 Sand Sculpture Contest Unknown Entry" or if you have a photo of any of the sand sculptures listed below, of 2003 Sand Sculpture Contest entries not displayed in these galleries or high resolution images of those that are displayed, please contact us. Thank you.
Did You Know?
On the Cordell Bank, just 32 kilometers (20 miles) to the west of Point Reyes, there are deep-water corals that are 10 to 15 meters (33 to 50 feet) high and estimated to be over 1500 years old. More...