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

    Point Reyes

    National Seashore California

Eating & Sleeping

Point Reyes National Seashore offers year-round backcountry hike-in camping along Drakes Bay and amongst the hills and valleys of the Phillip Burton Wilderness, and boat-in camping on the west shore of Tomales Bay. Because of its location near the Metropolitan San Francisco Bay Area, the campsites at Point Reyes are in great demand. Reservations are strongly suggested.

While the only lodging within Point Reyes National Seashore is the Point Reyes Hostel, there are many other lodging and camping opportunities in the surrounding communities. There are also numerous restaurants, delicatessens, bakeries, grocery stores, and other places to get food in the surrounding communities.

Did You Know?

Bubblegum coral. Image courtesy of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute.

On the Cordell Bank, just 32 kilometers (20 miles) to the west of Point Reyes, there are deep-water corals that are 10 to 15 meters (33 to 50 feet) high and estimated to be over 1500 years old. More...