Fire Information and Activity

Fire Updates / Advisories / Restrictions / Closures


There are currently no wildland fire advisories, restrictions, or closures in place in Grand Canyon National Park.

There are no active fires in Grand Canyon National Park at this time.

During an active fire, more detailed information is available from:

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The park's InciWeb site:

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Listen to the Weather Forecast for Grand Canyon (NOAA Weather Radio)


Fire Restrictions / Regulations

Please review the year-round fire regulations in place at Grand Canyon:

- Within the park, fires are only allowed in designated campgrounds and may only be ignited in grills or designated fire rings.
- If you are hiking and camping below the rim, cook stoves may be used, but campfires and other open fires are never allowed.
- If you are on a river trip, campfires are only allowed in elevated metal pans, and use of a fire proof blanket under the pan is required.
For information about fire restrictions on other public lands in Arizona and New Mexico call the Southwest Area Fire Restriction Information Line at 877-864-6985.


The fire danger at Grand Canyon National Park is:

Fire Danger Moderate

South Rim: Moderate

Fire Danger Moderate

North Rim: Moderate

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Learn more about the Fire Management program at Grand Canyon National Park.

View photos of Grand Canyon's Fire and Aviation program.

To view interagency wildland fire photos, click here.

Wildland Fire QUICKLINKS:

Frequently Asked Questions

Smoke and Air Quality Resources

National Fire Information


National Large Fires Maps

NPS Fire & Aviation Management - Twitter - Facebook

Fire In-Depth

Northern Arizona Weather Forecast (NOAA)

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For more fire information in and around Grand Canyon National Park, visit the Arizona Emergency Information Network, the official site for alerts and bulletins on emergencies and disasters in Arizona, including public health and safety advisories, homeland security alerts and disaster relief bulletins.
Also, Arizona Fire News


Ponderosa Pine: Living With Fire

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The secret to the Ponderosa pine's success is how well it has adapted to fire. What can people who live in fire-prone areas learn from the tree's defenses?


Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 129
Grand Canyon, AZ 86023


(928) 638-7888
This is the main phone number for general park questions.

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