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Prescribed Fire

The prescribed fire program at Jewel Cave National Monument was delayed in August 2000. Over 90% of the park burned in the Jasper Fire. The prescribed fire program will be re-initiated in 3-5 years. Click here to see photos of the Jasper Fire at Jewel Cave.

Recent prescribed fires:

Fire Effects Monitoring Results

Coming soon!



Weather forecasting for Mount Rushmore is covered by the National Weather Service office at Rapid City, SD.


Annual firefighter refreshers are held at each park. Click here to see the schedule of training at Jewel Cave.


Fire Management Documents


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