2014 Changes to the Superintendent's Compendium
Point Reyes National Seashore will be including an unmanned aircraft closure to the Superintendent's Compendium. The NPS invites the public to submit written suggestions, comments, and concerns about this change. Comment deadline is August 19. More »
Red Flag Fire Alert Issued for September 30, 2009, for San Francisco Bay Area National Parks
Contact: Jennifer Chapman, 415-464-5133
National Park Service Fire Management Officer Roger Wong has recommended a fire alert for several parks in the San Francisco Bay Area in response to a red flag warning which was issued by the National Weather Service today. This red flag warning will be in effect from 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 30 through 6:00 p.m. Thursday, October 1, 2009. The current warning is due to the low relative humidity and gusty north to northeast winds which are forecasted for the San Francisco Bay Area.
Restrictions that will be in effect Thursday within Point Reyes National Seashore are:
Restrictions that will be in effect Thursday on all Golden Gate NRA lands in Marin County, including the Marin Headlands and Muir Woods National Monument are:
John Muir National Historic Site and Eugene O’Neill National Historic Site in the East Bay are also in the area affected by the red flag warning.
Did You Know?
Four species of pinnipeds (seals and sea lions) rest onshore or breed at Point Reyes: the Northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostris), the harbor seal (Phoca vitulina), the California sea lion (Zalophus californianus), and the Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus). More...