• 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 »

Nearby Attractions

Area Parks - National Park Service

Name

Phone #

Distance from the Bear Valley Visitor Center

Stinson Beach - Golden Gate National Recreation Area

415-868-0942

22 km / 14 miles

Muir Woods National Monument

415-388-2595

37 km / 23 miles

Fort Baker - Golden Gate National Recreation Area

415-331-1540

50 km / 31 miles

Marin Headlands Visitor Center - Golden Gate National Recreation Area

415-331-1540

56 km / 35 miles

Fort Point National Historic Site

415-556-1693

53 km / 33 miles

The Presidio of San Francisco - Golden Gate National Recreation Area

415-561-4323

54 km / 34 miles

Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail at the Presidio

510-817-1323

54 km / 34 miles

Pacific West Regional Information Center at Fort Mason - Golden Gate National Recreation Area

415-561-4700

56 km / 35 miles

San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park

415-447-5000

58 km / 36 miles

Alcatraz Island

415-561-4900

58 km / 36 miles

Rosie the Riveter / World War II Home Front National Historical Park

510-232-5050

48 km / 30 miles

John Muir National Historic Site

925-228-8860

75 km / 47 miles

Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial

925-838-0249

88 km / 55 miles

Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site

925-838-0249

96 km / 60 miles

Pinnacles National Monument

831-389-4485

~255 km / ~160 miles

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Area Parks - California State Parks

Name

Phone #

Distance from the Bear Valley Visitor Center

Tomales Bay State Park

415-669-1140

11 km / 7 miles

Samuel P. Taylor State Park

415-488-9897

11 km / 7 miles

Marconi Conference Center State Historic Park

415-663-9020

18 km / 11 miles

Mount Tamalpais State Park

415-388-2070

34 km / 21 miles

Olompali State Historic Park

415-898-4362

37 km / 23 miles

Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park

707-762-4871

39 km / 24 miles

China Camp State Park

415-456-0766

42 km / 26 miles

Angel Island State Park

415-435-5390

46 km / 29 miles

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Area Parks - Marin County

Name

Phone #

Distance from the Bear Valley Visitor Center

Whitehouse Pool County Park

415-499-6405

3 km / 2 miles

Chicken Ranch Beach County Park

415-499-6405

10 km / 6 miles

Agate Beach County Park

415-499-6405

21 km / 13 miles

Miller Boat Launch

415-499-6405

26 km / 16 miles

Marin County Parks

415-499-6405

1-48 km /
1-30 miles

Marin County Open Space District

415-499-6405

16-48 km /
10-30 miles

Marin Municipal Water District

415-945-1195

16-40 km /
10-25 miles

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Conference & Education Centers

Name

Phone #

Distance from the Bear Valley Visitor Center

Point Reyes Field Institute

415-663-1200

100 m / 100 yards

Clem Miller Environmental Education Center

415-663-1224

13 km / 8 miles

Point Blue Conservation Science

707-781-2555

24 km / 15 miles

Miwok Archeological Preserve of Marin

415-479-3281

37 km / 23 miles

Audubon Canyon Ranch

415-868-9244

18 km / 11 miles

Marconi Conference Center

415-663-9020

21 km / 13 miles

WildCare Terwilliger Center

415-454-6961

32 km / 20 miles

Marine Mammal Center

415-289-7325

53 km / 33 miles

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Museums

Name

Phone #

Distance from the Bear Valley Visitor Center

Jack Mason Museum, Inverness

415-669-1099

10 km / 6 miles

Bolinas Museum

415-868-0330

19 km / 12 miles

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