• The Point Reyes Beach as viewed from the Point Reyes Headlands

    Point Reyes

    National Seashore California

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  • Bear Valley Visitor Center Lighting Retrofit:

    Due to safety concerns during the installation of new LED lights, sections of the Bear Valley Visitor Center's exhibit area may be closed through the end of July. More »

  • The Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center will be closed on Saturday, July 26.

    We are sorry for any inconvenience, but the Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center at Drakes Beach will be closed on Saturday, July 26. It will open at 10 am on Sunday, July 27.

Fire Education - Activities

What is fire? What role does fire play in different ecosystems? Get answers to these and other questions at the NPS Fire and Aviation website. Find links to hot fire sites.
 
Firefighting Tools
Wildland firefighters use many kinds of tools to work on fires and to do different jobs more easily and safely. Try this "Discovery Tour" WebRangers activity for ages 6+!
 
Fire Story
Somewhere in a National Park...a bolt of lightning hits a tree. A fire starts! What does the Park Service do? Try this "Adventure Tour" WebRangers activity for ages 13+!
 

One of Project Learning Tree's many activities is "The Geometry of Fire: Triangles, Squares, Lines!" Fire Model. (262 KB PDF)

 

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White Shark. © Scot Anderson

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