• 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: Yearly Calendar

Volunteer Opportunity

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Short-term Opportunities
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Adopt-a-Trail

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Coho and Steelhead Monitoring

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Habitat Restoration - HRP Sundays

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Habitat Restoration - Third Thursday Weeders

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Habitat Restoration - Weed Watchers

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Kule Loklo Workday

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Native Plant Seed Collection: Short-term

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Range Watershed Restoration

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Stream Team

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Volunteer Opportunity

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Oct

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Intermediate-term Opportunities
(One to four months)

Habitat Restoration: Intermediate-term

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Harbor Seal Monitoring

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Native Plant Seed Collection: Intermediate-term

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Snowy Plover Docent

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Tule Elk Docent

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Winter Wildlife Docent

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X

Volunteer Opportunity

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Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Longer-term Opportunities
(Six months or longer)

Lighthouse Volunteer Corps

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Morgan Horse Ranch

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Museum Management

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Visitor Protection

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Visitor Services

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Did You Know?

Bull elephant seal © Richard Allen

Four species of pinnipeds (seals and sea lions) rest onshore or breed at Point Reyes: the Northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostris), the harbor seal (Phoca vitulina), the California sea lion (Zalophus californianus), and the Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus). More...