Learn About the Park

Looking for more information? Explore the pages in this section to learn more about Point Reyes National Seashore.

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Stay informed with the latest news.

Images of the Point Reyes Lighthouse and other scenery found at Point Reyes.
Photos & Multimedia

Find links to a variety of photo galleries and multimedia presentations, as well as a link to the webcam at the Lighthouse Visitor Center.

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History & Culture

Learn about the lives of the Coast Miwok Indians, European explorers, ranchers, lighthouse keepers, and lifesavers.

A rugged coastline with the ocean and clouds on the left and grasslands on the right.

Delve into the park's flora and fauna, geology, ecosystems, and other natural features.

A female ranger gesturing toward a 3-foot-tall wooden NPS arrowhead talks with several children.

Here is the place for teachers to plan a field trip and find lesson plans.

Three young junior rangers pose with their booklets, badges, & patches in front of a whale skeleton.
Kids & Youth

See what there is for kids to do online and during your visit to Point Reyes National Seashore. Become a National Seashore Junior Ranger.

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Meet our park staff, and view statistics, laws, and policies.

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Park Store

Purchase educational merchandise from Point Reyes National Seashore Association's Bookstores located at all three visitor centers.

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Find visitor guides, brochures, newsletters, site bulletins, trail guides, and other publications produced by Point Reyes National Seashore.

Last updated: March 12, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

1 Bear Valley Road
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956


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 (e.g., directions to the park; visitor center hours of operation; fire danger information; 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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