Operational Changes Took Effect on May 1
The Lighthouse Visitor Center is now only open Fridays through Mondays; closed Tuesdays through Thursdays, including Thanksgiving. The Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center will be closed through late December, reopening weekends and holidays on December 28. More »
Visitor Center Winter Hours
Visitor Center Winter Hours took effect on Sunday, November 3, 2013. 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?
40 percent of all debris items picked up during California Coastal Cleanup Days are cigarette butts. In 2008, volunteers picked up over 340,000 of them in only three hours. 2008 was the 24th straight year in which cigarette butts were the most numerous debris item picked up. More...