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 »
Outfitters and Tours
Visit our Bicycle Riding at Point Reyes National Seashore page for more information.
Kayaking and Hiking Outfitters
Visit our Kayaking Around Point Reyes National Seashore page for more information.
Stables and Trail Rides
Visit our Horse Riding at Point Reyes National Seashore page for more information.
Whale Watching Boat Trips
Visit our Whale Watching at Point Reyes page for more information.
Disclaimer: The National Park Service provides the names and phone numbers of area businesses as a visitor convenience. Inclusion on this list is not an endorsement.
Did You Know?
Climate scientists warn that the safe upper limit for atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations is 350 parts per million (ppm). For most of human history, atmospheric CO2 rarely exceeded 275 ppm--until the industrial revolution. As of 2013, atmospheric CO2 was ~400 ppm–-and rising 2 ppm/year. More...