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
Public comment period is now open.
The NPS invites the public to comment on the Lagunitas Creek Floodplain and Riparian Restoration Project EA. Comment period ends on March 5.
Yoga & Dune Restoration
Sat., Feb. 24. Help the dune restoration team remove European searocket at Abbotts Lagoon. Then participate in a yoga class on the beach.
Native Plant Nursery Volunteer Day
Come support the volunteer-based nursery program at Point Reyes. The next workday is scheduled for Wednesday, March 7, 2018.
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.
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., March 10.
Marin MPA Watch Volunteer Training
Sunday, March 11 from noon to 2 pm. If you love the beach and are curious about Marine Protected Areas, become an MPA Watch volunteer.
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 13.
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: February 15, 2018