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: Internships: Snowy Plover
The intern should have previous experience monitoring wildlife; ability to walk up to 10 miles on the beach in windy, cold, and/or wet conditions; and ability to carry up to 20 lbs. in a backpack for up to 10 miles on the beach.
The intern must complete the “Valid DL Self-Certification Statement.” The intern must complete the “California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System Statement Form” regarding access to confidential information. The intern is required to provide hiking boots, field clothing appropriate for windy, wet, and cold conditions.
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Did You Know?
Historically, the Humboldt squid were seldom found further north than Baja California. The squid then came north en masse during the 1997/98 El Nino and have maintained a fairly regular presence in the waters off of northern and central California--including Point Reyes--ever since. More...