Point Reyes Headlands Winter Shuttle Bus System
On weekends & holidays, Sir Francis Drake Boulevard is closed beyond the South Beach Road junction from 9 am to 5:30 pm during favorable weather conditions. Bus service to the Lighthouse & Chimney Rock is provided from Drakes Beach. More »
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 »
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 »
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.
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