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  • Point Reyes Fire Management will be using heavy equipment on the Inverness Ridge Trail this week.

    A recreation advisory is in effect for hiking, horse riding, and biking along the Inverness Ridge Trail (aka Bayview Fire Road) during the week of September 14, 2014. Extra caution in this area is critical while work is in progress. More »

Special Events Weeks

In 2010, Point Reyes National Seashore partnered with the West Marin Chamber of Commerce, West Marin Visitors Bureau, and Point Reyes National Seashore Association to bring to you Special Events Weeks. The public was invited to come visit Point Reyes National Seashore to see and experience our diverse natural resources and cultural heritage!

At this time, no future Special Events Weeks are planned.

The Spring 2010 Special Events, in conjunction with the Point Reyes Birding and Nature Festival, was held from Friday, April 16 through Monday, April 26, 2010. Activities included field trips, slideshows, films, talks, volunteer field events, and much more! The special events hosted by local businesses included special dinners paired with discussions and slide shows by local experts, as well as a kayak tour of the Tomales Bay.

The Winter 2010 Special Events: Life on the Edge, which was held from Saturday, January 16 through Sunday, January 24, 2010, had a special seasonal focus on our marine wildlife and other ocean topics. Activities included field trips, slideshows, films, talks, and volunteer field events. The special events hosted by local businesses included special dinners paired with discussions and films by local experts, as well as a kayak tour of the Giacomini Wetlands.

For answers to your questions about Special Events Weeks, contact:
Melanie Gunn at 415-464-5131 or by email.

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Did You Know?

Harbor Seal Pup, © Sue Van Der Wal

Harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) are present in the waters of Point Reyes year round. Every spring, approximately 7,000 harbor seals, or 20% of the mainland California breeding population, haul out on the beaches of Point Reyes. Look for them in the esteros and in Tomales Bay and Bolinas Lagoon. More...