Craig Pass Closed for the Season; Mammoth to Norris Closed Sept. 14-30
The road linking West Thumb and Old Faithful is closed for the season—traffic should detour through West Thumb, Lake, and Canyon. The road from Mammoth to Norris is closed for two weeks—traffic should detour over Dunraven Pass. More »
Wildland Fire Activity in the Park
When fires occur in Yellowstone they are posted on a Fire
Wildland Fire Program
Our Wildland Fire Program pages explain how fires are managed within the park, and contain a wealth of information on fire ecology and the role that fire plays in the ecosystem.
Fire Activity During the Current Season
See Yellowstone's Archived Fire Reports for past fire activity through 1999.
Where to get more information on active fires
Did You Know?
Even though the animals of Yellowstone seem tame they are still wild. Feeding the animals is not permitted in any way, and all visitors must keep 100 yards away from wolves and bears, and 25 yards from other animals.