Fire danger in the North and South Units of Theodore Roosevelt National Park is approaching critical levels due to hot and windy conditions. Additionally, the extended forecast from the National Weather Service is predicting near record heat with little or no precipitation. Check out the current drought status and the National Weather Service's Fire Danger Rating/Red Flag Warning map for the region.
Accordingly, the following restrictions are in effect until further notice:
NO WOOD OR CHARCOAL FIRES
NO FIRES ARE PERMITTED IN THE BACKCOUNTRY, INCLUDING GAS AND PROPANE STOVES
NO SMOKING ON PARK TRAILS
SMOKING IS ONLY ALLOWED IN A DEVELOPED CAMPSITE/DEVELOPED PICNIC AREA OR IN A CLOSED VEHICLE
GAS OR PROPANE STOVES ARE PERMITTED IN DESIGNATED CAMPGROUNDS AND PICNIC AREAS
Thank you for your cooperation.