Sights and sounds of Point Reyes

Terrific footage of the wilderness the Point Reyes National Seashore has to offer.



Labor Day Sand Sculpture Contest at Drake’s Beach

Want to be inspired by other people’s sand sculptures and sand castles?  Better yet, want to give it a try yourself? Every year on the Sunday of Labor Day weekend, the National Park Service hosts at Drake Beach a Sand Sculpture Contest.  It is really fun.  If you want to give it a go, I would…



Kick-off Summer at Point Reyes

Originally posted on PRWeb  The long, lazy days of summer are finally here, and Point Reyes is kicking off a season of outdoor fun and events. Less than an hour from San Francisco, Point Reyes is an ideal destination for nature lovers, families and anyone looking to get out and about this summer. Summer starts…



Western Weekend at Point Reyes Station

Check out some photos from the 2012 event. The Western Weekend celebrates the ranching roots of West Marin, with 4-H exhibits and homecoming queens.  If you are coming through for just the day, plan to watch the parade on Sunday at noon thru at Point Reyes Station.  The Western Weekend parade is the real electic mix of the…



Memorial Day in Point Reyes: Art and Nature

Start the summer right by heading up to Point Reyes on Memorial Day weekend. Besides the usual outdoors fun, the Point Reyes Open Studios offers great works by local artists.  Check it out…



Whale Watching Time at Point Reyes

Winter is a great time to visit Point Reyes and one of the major reasons is whale watching. The gray whales migrate past and the elephant seals return to the Point Reyes Headlands. Check the video below for a terrific video of some lucky individuals who saw some whales. But please note that lots of…



Thanksgiving Weekend at Point Reyes

After a big day of eating turkey and hanging out with the family, it’s time to flex your arms and legs and work off the second helping of stuffing! Head out to Point Reyes. Here are some great things to do: See if the fish are spawning; check for updates and tours at SPAWN (Salmon…



Photo: The Long Vistas of Point Reyes

The long vistas of Point Reyes are a joy to drive, ride or bike.



Photo of the Week: Joy!

This area brings out the smiles!



The Tule Elk at Point Reyes

Update: Mid-August update 2011: The tule elk begin their annual rut season. Larger males sizing each another and establishing harems. On weekends, docents set up scopes at Tomales Point to get a closer look. The tule elk is a subspecies of elk that is unique to California. Nearly hunted to extinction during the Gold Rush, the tule…