Construction Work To Result In Yellowstone Road Closures After Labor Day
Two sections of Yellowstone’s Grand Loop Road will be closed due to construction after the Labor Day holiday weekend. Travel between some points will involve long detours and significantly longer than normal travel times. More »
Owl Fire Fact Sheet for July 31
Contact: Joe Mazzeo, 617-697-6721
Contact: Jan Ulrich, 406-646-0342
Contact: Catherine Hibbard, 406-646-0342
Today 12 handcrews were assigned to the fire line constructing direct handline for perimeter control in divisions B, C, D and G. Weather conditions limited fire growth and was conducive to line construction. Little fire activity is expected for the next 24 hours.
All visitor services, park entrances and roads are open. Some trails and backcountry campsites are temporarily closed.
Tony Wilder's Southern Area Type 2 Incident Management Team took over the Owl Fire Wednesday morning..
Did You Know?
Yellowstone contains approximately one-half of the world’s hydrothermal features. There are over 10,000 hydrothermal features, including over 300 geysers, in the park.