• 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 »

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  • Every Sunday Weekly & Every Monday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 05/03/2013 to 12/30/2013

    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 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Fridays through Mondays, May 2013 through December 2013

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 Fridays through Mondays, May 2013 to late December 2013. The Visitor Center and steps leading down to the Lighthouse are usually closed early at 2 pm on Thanksgiving and December 24 and are closed all day on December 25. No programs are offered on these days.

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