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The Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center will be closed on Saturday, July 26.
We are sorry for any inconvenience, but the Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center at Drakes Beach will be closed on Saturday, July 26. It will open at 10 am on Sunday, July 27.
Annual Sand Sculpture Contest
Point Reyes National Seashore
at Drakes Beach
Sunday, August 31, 2014
9 am–3:30 pm.
Prizes awarded in each of several age and group catagories.
Registration begins at 9 am at the Ken Patrick Visitor Center.
We welcome all ages at this free community event located at Drakes Beach. Categories include: Children (14 and under), Families, Adult Individuals, and Adult Groups. Three prizes will be awarded in each of those categories, along with prizes for the sculpture with the most recycled plastic included.
This event is family based, but please remember no dogs are allowed on this designated swimming beach (no lifeguard on duty).
Bring a picnic and spend the day!
For more information, call 415-464-5140.
Prizes donated by the Point Reyes National Seashore Association.
2013 Sand Sculpture Award Results
Children’s Group Category
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