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: Range Watershed Restoration
The volunteer must be able to use hand tools and walk over occasionally rugged or uneven terrain. An interest in native plant revegetation and restoration is helpful.
Volunteers will need to provide personal outdoor gear, such as hiking boots, water bottles, raingear, etc.
Schedule and Time Commitment
Range Watershed Restoration is a drop-in program where volunteers are not required to work more than one day at a time. However, volunteers are welcome to work as many of the work days as desired. For a schedule of workdays please contact Dylan Voeller (see below).
There is also an option for a once-per-week internship-type commitment for those interested. Please apply using the link below or contact Dylan Voeller (see below) for more information.
Benefits to the Volunteer
School groups are limited to 5th grade and above and should provide 1 adult chaperone for every 3-4 students.
Did You Know?
On the Cordell Bank, just 32 kilometers (20 miles) to the west of Point Reyes, there are deep-water corals that are 10 to 15 meters (33 to 50 feet) high and estimated to be over 1500 years old. More...