• 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: All Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunity

Age

Group Type

Work Type

Time of Year

Short-term Opportunities
(One day)

Adopt-a-Trail

16 and older

Individuals,
groups

Field work

April-May,
September-October

Coho and Steelhead Monitoring

16 and older

Individuals

Wildlife monitoring

All year

Habitat Restoration - HRP Sundays

9 and older

Individuals, groups

Field work

All year

Habitat Restoration - Third Thursday Weeders

9 and older

Individuals, groups

Field work

All year

Habitat Restoration - Weed Watchers

16 and older

Individuals

Field work

March-October

Kule Loklo Workday

13 and older

Individuals, groups

Field work

All year

Native Plant Seed Collection: Short-term

7 to 8 and older

Individuals, groups

Field work

May-September

Range Watershed Restoration

All ages

Individuals, groups

Field work

November-March

Stream Team

6 and older

Individuals, groups

Field work

November-March

Intermediate-term Opportunities
(One to four months)

Habitat Restoration: Intermediate-term

18 and older

Individuals

Field work

All year

Harbor Seal Monitoring

16 and older

Individuals

Wildlife monitoring

March-July

Native Plant Seed Collection: Intermediate-term

7 to 8 and older

Individuals, groups

Field work

May-September

Snowy Plover Docent

18 and older

Individuals

Education, visitor contact

May (Memorial Day)-September (Labor Day)

Tule Elk Docent

16 and older

Individuals

Education, visitor contact

July-October

Winter Wildlife Docent

16 and older

Individuals

Education, visitor contact

December-April

Longer-term Opportunities
(Six months or longer)

Lighthouse Volunteer Corps

18 and older

Individuals

Historic preservation

All year

Morgan Horse Ranch

18 and older

Individuals

Animal husbandry

All year

Museum Management

College student or grad

Individuals

Museum and archives

All year

Visitor Protection

Individuals

Park patrol

All year

Visitor Services

16 and older

Individuals

Education, visitor contact

All year

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