Spring

Spring

 

The amazing world of the Northern elephant seals and Pacific gray whales are just a short bus ride away for visitors to Point Reyes National Seashore.

Point Reyes Lighthouse

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

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...

Pacific Gray Whale

The Pacific gray whale has the longest known migration (9,000 miles), spending about one third of its life migrating from the cold, nutrient-rich waters of Alaska, to the warm, shallow lagoons of Baja California. Along the way, these incredible animals can often be seen from the shores of Point Reyes.

Northern Elephant Seal

Point Reyes National Seashore is one of the few places on the Pacific coast where northern elephant seals may be observed and studied. Their semi-annual sojourns to the shores of Point Reyes provide a unique opportunity to glimpse the lives and behaviors of these elusive ocean giants.

Harbor Seal Female with Pup

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 calf" or "sea dog," harbor seals are considered a true seal, having no ear tufts or elongated fore flippers like sea lions.

Ceanothus

Spring is a wonderful time to visit Point Reyes National Seashore and view a sea of...

Giacomini Wetlands Planting

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

Ducks

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

Chimney Rock_Galen Leeds

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...

Hikers_Carlos Porrata

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

Discover a Deeper Connection

George Ward

Come enjoy photographing the wildflowers of Point Reyes National Seashore! This workshop will...

The peak wildflower bloom is always an excellent time to take a rich, eight- mile walk along...

The height of Spring is an excellent time to learn birds at Point Reyes National Seashore....

The biologically rich waters of Drakes Estero provide a haven for thousands of shorebirds,...