"By forces seemingly antagonistic and destructive Nature accomplishes her beneficent designs, now a flood of fire, again in the fullness of time an outburst of organic life... " — John Muir
The National Park Service manages wildland fire to protect the public; park communities and infrastructure; conserve natural and cultural resources; and maintain and restore natural ecosystem processes.
Looking for current fire information from the parks? Visit our Wildland Fire News page for resources.
Last updated: January 21, 2020