Operational Changes Took Effect on May 1
The Lighthouse Visitor Center is now only open Fridays through Mondays. The Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center will be closed through late December 2013. More »
2013 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 »
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?
Harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) are present in the waters of Point Reyes year round. Every spring, approximately 7,000 harbor seals, or 20% of the mainland California breeding population, haul out on the beaches of Point Reyes. Look for them in the esteros and in Tomales Bay and Bolinas Lagoon. More...