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 »
Event: Holidays Open House
Date: Friday, December 13, 2013, from 5 pm to 7 pm
Point Reyes National Seashore, Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary, Tomales Bay and Samuel P. Taylor State Parks, and Point Reyes National Seashore Association cordially invites you to our 2013 Holiday Open House at the Bear Valley Visitor Center. Come meet park staff and other members of the community. Refreshments will be provided by the Point Reyes National Seashore Association. All are welcome and admission is free.
Special Guests: Richard Blair and Kathleen P. Goodwin will be on site to sign their new book, Reyes of Light, which explores the Point Reyes Lighthouse, the National Seashore, and the surrounding community.
We will also be showing a clip of the new historical documentary, The San Agustin: A California Shipwreck, by George Thelen of Thelen Creative Services. The film explores maritime history and the first known California shipwreck, which was off Point Reyes near Drakes Beach.
Please contact John Dell'Osso at 415-464-5135 or by email for more information.
To get to the Bear Valley Visitor Center, follow the directions to Point Reyes National Seashore.
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Did You Know?
Earthquakes along the San Andreas Fault adjacent to Point Reyes are rather rare. Big quakes shift Point Reyes up to 20 feet once every 130 years or so, but otherwise there is very little movement. More...