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
Salmon Spawning Season
As winter rains return, coho salmon & steelhead trout swim up area streams in order to spawn. Find out where you can observe the migration.
Yoga & Dune Restoration
Sat., January 27. Help the dune restoration team remove European searocket at Abbotts Lagoon. Then participate in a yoga class on the beach.
Habitat Restoration Program
Help protect and restore endangered plant and wildlife habitat at Point Reyes. The next workday is scheduled for Sunday, January 28.
Elephant seals have returned to the beaches around the Point Reyes Headlands to birth their pups and to mate.
2018 Winter Shuttle Bus System
Starting Dec. 30, Sir Francis Drake will be closed on weekends & holidays beyond South Beach to visitor vehicle traffic including bicycles.
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.
Cheda Creek Restoration
Saturday, Febuary 3. Join the Watershed Stewards Program to help restore native habitat by planting native vegetation alongside Cheda Creek.
Native Plant Nursery Volunteer Day
Come support the volunteer-based nursery program at Point Reyes. The next workday is scheduled for Wednesday, February 7, 2018.
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., Feb. 10.
Info for Visitors with Disabilities
Find out what accessibility resources are available at Point Reyes National Seashore.
General Management Plan Amendment
The NPS has begun the planning process for a General Management Plan Amendment. The initial public comment period ended November 22, 2017.
Drakes Estero Restoration
Follow the progress of the restoration of Drakes Estero.
Last updated: January 14, 2018