Wildland Fire Activity in the Park
See 2013 Fire Map (jpg) for names, locations and status of fires during the current season. For more information about fire conditions, restrictions and recent activity, see our news page, or follow us on Twitter and Facebook.
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?
Prior to the establishment of the National Park Service, the U.S. Army protected Yellowstone between 1886 and 1918. Fort Yellowstone was established at Mammoth Hot Springs for that purpose.