On Monday, August 17, 2020, lightning started a wildfire, which was named the 4-5 Fire, north of the junction of Woodward Valley Trail and the Coast Trail. On Tuesday, August 18, a second fire, initially named the 4-6 Fire and later renamed the Woodward Fire, was found nearby and, aided by gusty winds, quickly grew in size. Updates can be found on our Woodward Fire page, on our Facebook and Twitter pages, on InciWeb's Woodward Fire Information page, and on the Marin County Fire Department's Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram accounts. The Woodward Fire Incident Management Team's public information hotline is 415-851-9970.
Visit our Woodward Fire page for more information and for details and links to/about:
The Light Fire burned 5.6 acres at the end of the Point Reyes peninsula, on a north-facing slope that was very close to the lighthouse apartments. The fire was reported at 10:35 am on the morning of Sunday, September 27, 2020, and was apparently caused by a downed power line. At 6 pm on Monday, September 28, the fire was declared contained and controlled.
There are no prescribed fires planned for or burning in Point Reyes National Seashore at this time.
Fires Outside the Park
Daily Fire Danger Rating:
Call 415-464-5100 x2 x1 to find out what today's fire danger is.
Please note: Beach fire permits are not being issued at this time and wood fires on the beach are prohibited until further notice.
Depending on the current fire danger, the following types of heat sources will be permitted (YES) or prohibited (NO):
At all times, regardless of current fire danger:
National Weather Service forecast for Bear Valley/Olema, CA
Last updated: October 4, 2020