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

    Point Reyes

    National Seashore California

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  • 2014 Changes to the Superintendent's Compendium

    Point Reyes National Seashore will be including an unmanned aircraft closure to the Superintendent's Compendium. The NPS invites the public to submit written suggestions, comments, and concerns about this change. Comment deadline is August 19. More »

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  • Every Sunday Weekly & Every Monday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 05/24/2014 to 09/01/2014

    Point Reyes Lighthouse
    Location: Point Reyes Lighthouse | Map Time: 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Point Reyes Lighthouse Visitor Center Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 415-669-1534

2:30 pm to 4 pm, Thursday through Monday, Saturday, May 24, 2014, through September 1, 2014

See inside the Point Reyes Lighthouse and discover its history and function with a Park Ranger. Access requires a strenuous descent and ascent of 308 stairs. Stairs close when weather and winds are hazardous, i.e., if the winds are in excess of 40 mph (64 kmph). The lens room is open with a Ranger present from 2:30 pm to 4 pm, Thursday through Monday, through September 1, 2014.

Operational Changes Beginning May 1, 2013: Beginning May 1, 2013, the Lighthouse Visitor Center and the stairs leading down to the Lighthouse will only be open 10 am to 4:30 pm, Fridays through Mondays; closed Tuesdays through Thursdays. Therefore, the "A Look into the Lens" will only be offered Fridays through Mondays for most of the year after May 1, 2013. However, from Saturday, May 24, 2014, through Monday, September 1, 2014, the park will temporarily restore pre-2013 hours and the Lighthouse Visitor Center and the stairs leading down to the Lighthouse will be open 10 am to 4:30 pm, Thursdays through Mondays; closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

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