• 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 »

Fees & Reservations

ENTRANCE FEES

No Entrance Fee is Charged at Point Reyes

ACTIVITY FEES

The park received permission to raise fees in 2012 and to transition to reserving campgrounds through the national reservation system, Recreation.gov.

CAMPING FEES AS OF WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012

  • $20/night/site for 1 to 6 people
  • $40/night/site for 7 to 14 people
  • $50/night/site for 15 to 25 people

All changes, cancellations, and potential refunds are managed through Recreation.gov, not at Point Reyes National Seashore visitor centers.

See our Backcountry Camping page for more information.


SHUTTLE BUS

  • $5.00 per person for anyone over 16 years of age

On weekends from late December to mid-April when the weather is good, the west end of Sir Francis Drake Blvd is closed to vehicle traffic. Shuttle buses transport visitors to the lighthouse and Chimney Rock areas. Shuttle tickets may be purchased at Drakes Beach between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. weekends and holidays, weather permitting. The shuttle buses run approximately every 20 minutes starting at 9:30 a.m. and service the headlands area from Drakes Beach to the Lighthouse parking lot to Chimney Rock parking lot back to Drakes Beach. Children 16 years and under ride free. Shuttles are cancelled if weather is poor. Visit our Winter Shuttle Bus System page for more details.

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Did You Know?

Elephant seals at the main colony at Point Reyes

Northern elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostris) began breeding at Point Reyes in 1981 after being absent for over 150 years. The population breeds at terrestrial haul out sites at Point Reyes Headland, one of only eleven mainland breeding areas for northern elephant seals in the world. More...