A Natural Sanctuary, A Human Haven

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 park ranger with 15 students and parents at a wooden structure in a replica Coast Miwok village.

Teacher-Ranger-Teacher Program

The TRT program is a summer-time professional development opportunity at National Parks for K–12 teachers. Application deadline is May 22.

Youth Conservation Corps members performing trail maintenance.

Youth Conservation Corps Program

Point Reyes NS seeks 15- to 18-year-olds for this summer's Youth Conservation Corps. Spaces still available for summer 2019!

White structures, some with red roofs, surrounded by scaffolding perched on a cliff above the ocean.

Lighthouse Restoration Updates

The National Park Service is undertaking a large restoration project on the historic Point Reyes Lighthouse which will result in closures.

Harbor seals and nursing pups. May 10, 2013.

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.

A group of visitors watching for gray whales.

Watch for Whales at Point Reyes

Gray whales migrate past Point Reyes from December through May and can frequently be seen from the Lighthouse and Chimney Rock areas.

Two volunteers removing invasive European searocket at Abbotts Lagoon.

Yoga & Dune Restoration

Sat., May 25. Help the dune restoration team remove European searocket at Abbotts Lagoon. Then participate in a yoga class on the beach.

2016 Memorial Day Decorations at the Life-Saving Service Cemetery at G Ranch.

Memorial Day Commemorative

Point Reyes National Seashore will be honoring America's fallen on Monday, May 27, 2019, at the historic cemetery located at G Ranch.

Three ten-foot-tall cone-shaped structures made of redwood-bark sit in a grassy area adjacent trees.

Kule Loklo Open House & Workday

Visit a replica Coast Miwok village that offers a glimpse of life in pre-European California. The next open house/workday is Sat., June 8.

Spaletta (C) Ranch with the Point Reyes Headlands in the background.

General Management Plan Amendment

The summary report of public scoping comments and all correspondence are now available for the General Management Plan Amendment.

An individual in a wheelchair exploring the Bear Valley Visitor Center.

Info for Visitors with Disabilities

Find out what accessibility resources are available at Point Reyes National Seashore.

Drakes Estero. NPS / Rex Frobenius.

Drakes Estero Restoration

Follow the progress of the restoration of Drakes Estero.

Last updated: May 19, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1 Bear Valley Road
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956

Phone:

(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.

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