Tips for the holiday weekend; the Bear Valley and Lighthouse visitor centers are open throughout the weekend, including on Monday; all camping permits have been reserved for Saturday and Sunday nights; updates on wildlife protection closures; no fireworks permitted.
Extreme low and high tides in early June; elderberries and blackberries; great blue herons hunting gophers; rattlesnake grass; goats are back at D Ranch; information about Memorial Day weekend; Memorial Day service at the U.S. Life-Saving Service cemetery; part of the Point Reyes Beach is closed on weekends and federal holidays to better protect nesting snowy plovers.
Eta Aquarid meteor shower; transit of Mercury; fire season begins; exclosures have been installed on the Great Beach to better protect nesting snowy plovers; California Coastal Commission Art and Poetry contest artwork and poems are on display at the Bear Valley Visitor Center.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is considering developing future rulemaking to allow U.S. Coast Guard discharges within part or all of Greater Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries and invites the public to weigh in on these issues.
Jupiter and the Moon; rain and sun contribute to flowers blooming; annual harbor seal protection measures are in effect from March 1 to June 30; new artwork at the Bear Valley Visitor Center by Stephanie Martin.
(415) 464-5100 This number will initially be answered by an automated attendant, from which one can opt to access a name directory, listen to recorded information about the park (i.e., directions to the park; visitor center hours of operation; weather forecast; fire danger information; shuttle bus system status; wildlife updates; ranger-led programs; seasonal events; etc.), or speak with a ranger. Please note that if you are calling between 4:30 pm and 10 am, park staff may not be available to answer your call.