• 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 »

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    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.

2005 24th Annual Sand Sculpture Contest

2005 Sand Sculpture Contest: Adults' Group 1st Place: Entry #18: Live Strong, by the LeCoopson Family
Adults' Group 1st Place Winner: Entry #18: Live Strong, by the LeCoopson Family
 

The 24th Annual Sand Sculpture Contest at Drakes Beach was a great success with about 65 sculptures entered. The event was well attended by over one thousand participants and observers. The weather was overcast and mild, but a good day was had by all.

Below are photo galleries of the sand sculptures entered in the 24th Annual Sand Sculpture Contest.

 
 
 

Did You Know?

Kule Loklo, a replica of a Coast Miwok village

Coast Miwok people have lived in the Point Reyes vicinity for over 4,000 years. They lived in villages similar to Kule Loklo, which is located near the Bear Valley Visitor Center. More...