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Point Reyes: A seashore sanctuary

By: Jaymi Heimbuch on June 18, 2013, 3:50 p.m.
The Bear Valley Visitors Center in Point Reyes

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Educational parks

There are also several visitors centers for those wanting to learn more about the natural and cultural histories of Point Reyes. Bear Valley visitor's center is a great rainy day activity, where you can learn about the flora, fauna, trails and human history of the area. The Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center focuses on 16th-century maritime exploration and the more recent natural marine history of the area. There is also a visitor's center at the historic Point Reyes Lighthouse.