Point Reyes Headlands Winter Shuttle Bus System
On weekends & holidays, Sir Francis Drake Boulevard is closed beyond the South Beach Road junction from 9 am to 5:30 pm during favorable weather conditions. Bus service to the Lighthouse & Chimney Rock is provided from Drakes Beach. More »
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 »
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 »
The Point Reyes National Seashore Association (PRNSA) exists to preserve the extraordinary wilderness of Point Reyes and to educate the public about the environment. Incorporated in 1964, PRNSA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization working in coordination with the National Park Service.
PRNSA is the primary non-profit park partner working with the community to fund and implement preservation projects throughout the park and educate people about the environment. Each year, with the support of PRNSA members, PRNSA sponsors over a million dollars in preservation projects in the park. More than 4,000 people of all ages attend PRNSA's environmental education programs. We invite you to explore the services and programs PRNSA offers and find out how you can help by visiting their website. There, you can find out how PRNSA's exciting programs can enhance your Point Reyes experience and how you can help PRNSA build a stronger future for the only National Seashore on the West Coast.
Did You Know?
Elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostris) regularly plunge to depths of 2000 feet to find food, but even far below the ocean's surface they are affected by warming temperatures and melting Antarctic ice. More...