From its thunderous ocean breakers crashing against rocky headlands and expansive sand beaches to its open grasslands, brushy hillsides, and forested ridges, Point Reyes offers visitors over 1500 species of plants and animals to discover. Home to several cultures over thousands of years, the Seashore preserves a tapestry of stories and interactions of people. Point Reyes awaits your exploration.
A Natural Sanctuary, A Human Haven
Drakes Estero Restoration
Follow the progress of the restoration of Drakes Estero.
Winter Shuttle Bus System
Sir Francis Drake Blvd. may be closed from 9 am to ~5:45 pm on weekends & fed. holidays beyond South Beach to visitor motor vehicle traffic.
Harbor Seal Protection Measures
An annual closure of Drakes Estero & other areas is implemented from March 1 to June 30 to protect harbor seals during their pupping season.
Native Plant Nursery Volunteer Day
Come support the volunteer-based nursery program at Point Reyes. The next workday is scheduled for Wednesday, April 5, 2017.
Kule Loklo Workday
Help maintain a replica Coast Miwok village that offers a glimpse of life in pre-European California. The next workday is Saturday, April 8.
Marin MPA Watch Volunteer Training
Saturday, April 8 from 2 pm to 4 pm. If you love the beach and are curious about Marine Protected Areas, become an MPA Watch volunteer.
Habitat Restoration Program
Help protect and restore endangered plant and wildlife habitat at Point Reyes. The next workday is scheduled for Sunday, April 9, 2017.
Youth Conservation Corps Program
Point Reyes NS seeks 15- to 18-year-olds for this summer's Youth Conservation Corps. Applications must be postmarked on or before April 14.
Ranch Comprehensive Management Plan
The NPS is conducting a ranch planning process for the working ranches administered by Point Reyes National Seashore.