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Multiple Days: 08/06/2016, 08/07/2016, 08/13/2016, 08/14/2016, 08/20/2016, 08/21/2016, 08/27/2016, 08/28/2016, 09/03/2016, 09/04/2016, 09/05/2016, 09/10/2016, 09/11/2016, 09/17/2016, 09/18/2016, 09/24/2016, 09/25/2016, 10/01/2016, 10/02/2016, 10/08/2016, 10/09/2016, 10/15/2016, 10/16/2016, 10/22/2016, 10/23/2016, 10/29/2016, 10/30/2016 10:30 AM to 4:00 PM
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Tule Elk Docents with visitors at Windy Gap, Tomales Point, Point Reyes National Seashore

See the tule elk during the rut (mating season). Weekends and federal holidays, August through October, weather permitting. Docents will be stationed at the Tomales Point Trailhead from 10:30 am to 4 pm and at Windy Gap (1 mile north along the Tomales Point Trail) from 11 am to 3:30 pm. Volunteer docents will have binoculars and spotting scopes to allow visitors to observe elk rut behaviors. Feel free to ask the docents questions about tule elk.

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10:30 AM to 4:00 PM

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Doug Hee

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Tags: Point reyes, Point Reyes National Seashore, Tomales Point, Cervus canadensis nannodes, Cervus canadensis, wapiti, elk, tule elk

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1 Bear Valley Road
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956


(415) 464-5100
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 (i.e., directions to the park; visitor center hours of operation; weather forecast; fire danger information; shuttle bus system status; 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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