A partnership between the University of California and the National Park Service, Point Reyes Field Station is situated in a historic ranch house in Point Reyes National Seashore. Located six miles south of Olema, California, the field station is ideal for both day use and overnight class visits, research groups and collaborations, retreats, and field station projects.
Point Reyes Field Station enables access to more than 100,000 acres of diverse biological, cultural, and historic resources within Point Reyes National Seashore and nearby open space lands, including the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Mount Tamalpais and Samuel P. Taylor State Parks, Marin Municipal Water District, several Marin County Open Space areas, Audubon Canyon Ranch, and Muir Woods National Monument.
The station provides researchers with overnight accommodations, day use meeting space, an office, wifi internet access, full kitchen, bathrooms, and one shower. Sleeping accommodations include eight bunk beds in two downstairs bedrooms, a double bed in a provide upstairs bedroom, and camping adjacent to the ranch house with room for about 25 two-person tents.
The refurbished 1915 field station building is part of the Olema Valley Dairy Ranches Historic District and listed in the National Register of Historic Places.