Encompassing 100 square miles of coastal wilderness, the park offers 80 miles of pristine coastline and over 150 miles of hiking trails. The park is home to over 45% of North American bird species and almost 18% of California's plant species. Thirty-eight threatened and endangered species exist within the park.
Arts, Entertainment & Shopping
Point Reyes has a thriving artist community, lively music scene and plenty of one of a kind shopping opportunities.
With so much beauty to see in the Point Reyes National Seashore why not cover some of it on horseback? You can rent a horse or bring your own.
Tomales Bay -- the most popular kayaking destination in the Point Reyes National Seashore -- is a 15-mile long, 6780-acre tidal water body and the largest unspoiled coastal embayment on the California coast.
Point Reyes National Seashore provides a variety of on and off-road biking opportunities in diverse habitats and terrains. Explore trails through evergreen forests, coastal scrub, or along estuaries and beach bluffs or miles of scenic country roads.
Top Ten Hiking Trails
A vast network of trails to choose from, year-round accessibility and breathtaking scenery make Point Reyes National Seashore an ideal destination for nature lovers. Whether you are veteran hiking enthusiast in search of a challenging adventure or a family eager to enjoy the outdoors, Point Reyes has a trail for you!
Parks & Beaches
Point Reyes beaches are some of the most dramatic and beautiful in the country. You'll find places to go walking swimming, kayaking, tidepooling, birdwatching, and beachcombing.
Nature & Wildlife
Point Reyes National Seashore is famous for its abundant wildlife. Visit the Tule Elk reserve, spot whales in their biannual migration or spy elephant seal pups in one of their last remaining breeding grounds.
Point Reyes Dining
From oysters plucked fresh from Tomales Bay to local wine and cheese tastings, Point Reyes and the surrounding areas offer an unforgettable range of dining experiences focused on fresh, local ingredients.