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

    Point Reyes

    National Seashore California

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  • 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 »

  • 2014 Winter Shuttle Bus Operations Have Ended

    March 30, 2014, was the last day for the 2014 Winter Shuttle Bus System. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. is open daily from now through late December 2014. 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 »

2007 26th Annual Sand Sculpture Contest

2007 Sand Sculpture Contest: Family Group 1st Place: Entry #32: The Little Engine That Could, by Jones/Schiltgen Family
Family Group 1st Place Winner: The Little Engine That Could, by Jones/Schiltgen Family
 

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
If you have a photo of any of the sand sculptures listed below or if you know the identity of any of the Unidentified Sculptures, please contact us. Thank you.

  • Adults' Individual Entry #01: Untitled Sculpture, by Sandra Sheffield
  • Adults' Individual Entry #04: Unidentified Sculpture, by unknown artist
  • Adults' Individual Entry #05: Campfire, by Scott Bartlebauger
  • Children’s Group Entry #08: Unidentified Sculpture, by Grace & Miranda
  • Children’s Group Entry #12: Castle, by Sujatha
  • Children’s Group Entry #13: The Lighthouse, by Sujatha
  • Children’s Group Entry #16: Unidentified Sculpture, by Unknown Group
  • Children’s Individual Entry #02: Unidentified Sculpture, by Simon’s Children
  • Children’s Individual Entry #03: Unidentified Sculpture, by Sara
  • Children’s Individual Entry #05: Flying Soccer, by Gabriel
  • Children’s Individual Entry #06: Unidentified Sculpture, by Clarissa
  • Family Group Entry #04: Medieval Dreamin’, by Joel Nobles

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Did You Know?

Point Reyes Lighthouse

The Point Reyes Lighthouse was completed in 1870, 16 years after Congress initially appropriated funds for its construction. It still stands in its original location, having weathered over 140 years at what is considered to be the windiest, foggiest location on the US west coast. More...