June 16, 2013
Firefighters Begin Suppression Actions on Wild/Hacking Fire in Dinosaur National Monument
Fire managers at Dinosaur National Monument are now conducting suppression actions on the Wild/Hacking fire on Wild Mountain. The current official estimate for the size of the fire is approximately 370 acres, though this number may change once full surveys have been completed.
June 15, 2013
The "Wild" and Hacking Fires Show Some Growth within Dinosaur National Monument
The fires on Wild Mountain within Dinosaur National Monument continued to grow slowly both yesterday and today. Currently, the fires are estimated to be approximately 380 acres, up from approximately 360 acres on Friday.
June 14, 2013
Aerial Survey Provides Updated Information for the Wild and Hacking Fires in Dinosaur National Monument
Aerial surveys were conducted of the two fires burning in the Wild Mountain area of Dinosaur National Monument. According to Joe Flores, the Monument’s Fire Management Officer, the Wild fire is now estimated to be approximately 362 acres and the Hacking fire is approximately 10 acres in size.
June 14, 2013
Lightning Starts Five Fires in Dinosaur National Monument
Lightning strikes from a Thursday storm started five fires within Dinosaur National Monument according to Joe Flores, Fire Management Officer. All five fires are located on the Colorado side of the Monument.
May 16, 2013
Ely Creek Backcountry Campsites in Dinosaur National Monument Closed Due to Black Bear Activity
The two backcountry campsites at Ely Creek, located along the Jones Hole Trail, are closed until further notice due to black bear activity in the area.
February 20, 2013
Split Mountain Campground Reservations Now Available on Recreation.gov
Reservations for the Split Mountain Group Campground in Dinosaur National Monument are now available for the peak season (April 19 through October 6) through the online system managed by Recreation.gov.
February 04, 2013
Dinosaur National Monument Plans to Rehabilitate Deerlodge Road
Superintendent Mary Risser is making available for public review and comment an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Rehabilitation of Deerlodge Road.