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

    Point Reyes

    National Seashore California

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  • Point Reyes Fire Management will be using heavy equipment on the Inverness Ridge Trail this week.

    A recreation advisory is in effect for hiking, horse riding, and biking along the Inverness Ridge Trail (aka Bayview Fire Road) during the week of September 14, 2014. Extra caution in this area is critical while work is in progress. More »

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?

Bull elephant seal © Richard Allen

Four species of pinnipeds (seals and sea lions) rest onshore or breed at Point Reyes: the Northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostris), the harbor seal (Phoca vitulina), the California sea lion (Zalophus californianus), and the Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus). More...