• 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 »

Volunteer: Opportunities by Age and Group Type

Opportunity suitable for:

Adults

Children/
Families

Teens

Individuals

Groups

Short-term Opportunities
(One day)

Adopt-a-Trail

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X

Coho and Steelhead Monitoring

X

X

X

Habitat Restoration - HRP Sundays

X

X

X

X

X

Habitat Restoration - Third Thursday Weeders

X

X

X

X

X

Habitat Restoration - Weed Watchers

X

X

X

Kule Loklo Workday

X

X

X

X

Native Plant Seed Collection: Short-term

X

X

X

X

X

Range Watershed Restoration

X

X

X

X

X

Stream Team

X

X

X

X

X

Intermediate-term Opportunities
(One to four months)

Habitat Restoration: Intermediate-term

X

X

Harbor Seal Monitoring

X

X

Native Plant Seed Collection: Intermediate-term

X

X

X

X

X

Snowy Plover Docent

X

X

Tule Elk Docent

X

X

X

Winter Wildlife Docent

X

X

X

Longer-term Opportunities
(Six months or longer)

Lighthouse Volunteer Corps

X

X

Morgan Horse Ranch

X

X

Museum Management

X

X

Visitor Protection

X

X

Visitor Services

X

X

X

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Did You Know?

Humpback whale spout

Marine biologists have identified nearly a third of all known marine mammal species in the waters surrounding Point Reyes. Blue whales and humpback whales feed here during spring and summer months. Gray whales migrate past our shores twice a year on their round trip from Alaska to Baja. More...