Butterflies and moths occur in a variety of diverse habitats, where nectar and food is...

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The bobcat is the most common wildcat in North America and one of two cats found within the Point Reyes National Seashore.


Over the last few decades, the coyote has become a common sight at Point Reyes National Seashore. However, during much of the 1900s, coyotes were relatively rare in the area.

Point Reyes Lighthouse

No trip is complete without a visit to the Point Reyes Headlands and the iconic Lighthouse....

The Marconi RCA wireless receiving stations provided the Pacific Rim with some of the most successful and powerful ship-to-shore communications on the West Coast.

During the annual "Night of Nights", historic Morse code radio station KPH returns to the air...

Please join Point Reyes National Seashore staff for

Kule Loko

"Kule Loklo" (meaning "Valley of the Bear") is a recreated interpretive village and home to the annual Big Time Festival.

Tule Elk

Point Reyes National Seashore is one of 22 sites in California that manage Tule elk populations and the only National Park unit where this species of elk can be found.

Black Tailed Deer

This species can be found in nearly all the habitats in the park, with a home range of 50 - over 500 acres, depending on their access to quality forage, water and cover.

White-crowned sparrow

Point Reyes National Seashore easily claims the prize for the greatest avian diversity in any...

Stellar Sea Lion

The Northern or Steller sea lion is an extremely rare sight in the park, but they have been recorded hauling out on rocky outcroppings near the Point Reyes Lighthouse, Sea Lion Overlook and Chimney Rock.

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With an estimated 7,000 individuals, Point Reyes National Seashore boasts the the largest population of harbor seals in California. Commonly referred to as "sea calves" or "sea dogs," harbor seals are considered true seals, having no ear tufts or elongated fore flippers like sea lions.

California Sea Lion

California sea lions (Zalophus californianus) are known for their intelligence, playfulness, and noisy barking.

Giacomini Wetlands Planting

Join the Habitat Restoration Volunteer Program at Point Reyes National Seashore and help park...


With nearly 490 species recorded (45% of species of birds in North America), Point Reyes...

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For those who would prefer to RV or car camp, there are a number of campgrounds in near the park.

Wildcat Camp

One of the best ways to experience Point Reyes National Seashore is to sleep under the stars...

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Whether you are visiting the park for the first time or live locally, trails offer people of...

Point Reyes National Seashore offers limited swimming areas with Limantour and Drakes beaches...

Discover a Deeper Connection

A close up of a purple flower and pods

Designed for those who wish to advance their photographic skills, this field workshop is an...

A sandy beach, ocean and dunes

Patti invites writers of all levels to join this day of generative writing. Throughout the day...

A wetland with a foggy hill in the background

The Muddy Hollow and Coastal trails make for a diverse route including some beach walking...

Nature journal materials spread out on a lawn

Are you nervous or intimidated to start a nature journal? Are you unsure what you’ll need or...