Temporary Closure of Waters Around Alcatraz Island
From 7/3 to 9/22 a 500’ marine buffer zone is in effect, closing the perimeter of Alcatraz Island to all private vessels to protect nesting seabirds during America's Cup racing. Tours to Alcatraz continue as usual during the races. More »
Muir Beach (but not nearby Muir Woods) closed July 8-November 2013, but local businesses are open
Though Muir Beach is closed from July 8-November 2013 due to construction, the PELICAN INN IS OPEN. Restrooms and parking are not available at Muir Beach. Pacific Way is closed except to residents. Check back for updates or call (415)561-3054. More »
CAUTION: Post Storm Damage to Coastal Trail
The Presidio Coastal Trail segment just north of the Pacific Overlook and adjacent to Lincoln Blvd remains CLOSED indefinitely. We have posted signage to alert bicyclists and hikers and with information for safe trail alternatives. More »
Training is an important aspect of all fire management activities to ensure safe and successful operations. Minimum interagency training requirements are established for fire positions by NWCG, the National Wildfire Coordinating Group.
Overview of Training and Qualifications
Minimum Training Requirements
Additional Information for Department of the Interior Agencies
National Fire Training Schedule
Basic Wildland Firefighting Academy
Training offered each year at Point Reyes National Seashore and Golden Gate NRA:
Annual Fire Refresher
Previously offered at Golden Gate National Recreation Area:
L-280 Followership to Leadership
Previously offered at Point Reyes National Seashore:
S-290 Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior (MCFD/NWS)
PWR - Pacific West Regional Office, NPS
Did You Know?
Golden Gate National Recreation Area administers over 730 historic structures, including over 35 historic batteries. These historic buildings date from as early as pre-Civil War all the way through to the Cold War era.