Operational Changes Took Effect on May 1
The Lighthouse Visitor Center is now only open Fridays through Mondays. The Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center will be closed through late December 2013. More »
2013 Harbor Seal Pupping Season Closures
From March 1 through June 30, the park implements closures of certain Tomales Bay beaches and Drakes Estero to water-based recreation to protect harbor seals during the pupping season. Please avoid disturbing seals to ensure a successful pupping season. 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?
Even if California and the West gets more rainfall with global warming, earlier snow melt and hotter summers will likely produce more drought stress, increasing susceptibility to pathogens and invasive species. More...