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California Marine Protected Areas

Point Resistance Rock Special Closure
Important: As of October 1, 2014 new MPA regulations are in effect.
Management Area: Northern California (Pigeon Pt. northward)

County: Marin

Nearest Port: San Francisco

Regulations in Effect Since: 5/1/2010

Boundaries: A special closure is designated from the mean lower low tide line to a distance of 300 feet seaward of any shoreline of Point Resistance Rock, located in the vicinity of
37° 59.92' N. lat. 122° 49.75' W. long.

Recreational Fishing

Allowed Species: None

Prohibited Species: All

Commercial Fishing

Allowed Species: None

Prohibited Species: All

Other Regulations: No person except department employees or employees of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, or United States Coast Guard, in performing their official duties, or unless permission is granted by the department, shall enter this area at any time.