Operational Changes Took Effect on May 1
The Lighthouse Visitor Center is now only open Fridays through Mondays; closed Tuesdays through Thursdays, including Thanksgiving. The Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center will be closed through late December, reopening weekends and holidays on December 28. More »
Visitor Center Winter Hours
Visitor Center Winter Hours took effect on Sunday, November 3, 2013. More »
2007 26th Annual Sand Sculpture Contest
The 26th Annual Sand Sculpture Contest at Drakes Beach was once again well attended with 65 sculptures entered. Thousands of participants and observers showed up to enjoy a warm, sunny day. Unfortunately, a very high tide occurred at 3 p.m., quickly washing away many of the sculptures.
If you notice any errors in sculpture or artist names, please contact us.
Missing and Unidentified Photos
Did You Know?
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...