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
Tule Elk Rut Season
This is an exciting time of year when visitors will likely hear bull elk bugling and see them attempting to round up harems of females.
Marin MPA Watch Volunteer Training
Saturday, August 6 from 8 am to 11 am. If you love the beach and are curious about Marine Protected Areas, become an MPA Watch volunteer.
Kule Loklo Workday
Help maintain a replica Coast Miwok village that offers a glimpse of life in pre-European California. The next workday is Sat., August 13.
Beach Closure through Labor Day.
The Point Reyes Beach between the North Beach parking lot and the mouth of Abbotts Lagoon is closed on weekends and federal holidays.
Third Thursday Weeders
Help protect and restore endangered plant and wildlife habitat at Point Reyes. The next workday is scheduled for Thursday, August 18.
"The Epic West"
Darby Hayes' photographs from western national parks will be exhibited in the Red Barn Classroom from July 5 through October 7, 2016.
Scoping Reinitiated for Lagunitas EA
The NPS is reinitiating the planning process for the Winter Habitat and Floodplain Enhancement Project EA. Comments accepted until August 3.
Ranch Comprehensive Management Plan
The NPS is conducting a ranch planning process for the working ranches administered by Point Reyes National Seashore.
Drakes Estero Restoration
Follow the progress of the restoration of Drakes Estero.