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
Lighthouse Restoration Updates
The National Park Service is undertaking a large restoration project on the historic Point Reyes Lighthouse which will result in closures.
2019 Winter Shuttle Bus System
Starting Dec. 29, Sir Francis Drake will be closed on weekends & holidays beyond South Beach to visitor vehicle traffic including bicycles.
Lighthouse 1929 Time Capsule Photographs
A time capsule containing newspapers from 1929 was uncovered during the lighthouse restoration project in early October 2018.
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.
Elephant seals have returned to the beaches around the Point Reyes Headlands to birth their pups and to mate.
Third Thursday Weeders
Help protect and restore endangered plant and wildlife habitat at Point Reyes. The next workday is scheduled for Thursday, December 20.
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., Jan. 12.
Point Reyes Fungus Fair: January 12 & 13
Come learn about the fungi gathered by volunteers who are helping to collect, identify, and catalog the species of mushrooms at Point Reyes.
9th Annual Christmas Bird Count for Kids
Join local naturalists & Bay Area families for a day of birding at Point Reyes. Sunday, January 13, 2019. Advanced registration is required.
General Management Plan Amendment
The public scoping period for the General Management Plan Amendment and Environmental Impact Statement closed on November 30, 2018.
Info for Visitors with Disabilities
Find out what accessibility resources are available at Point Reyes National Seashore.
Drakes Estero Restoration
Follow the progress of the restoration of Drakes Estero.
Last updated: December 16, 2018