Current Fire Activity

Chart showing the current fire danger to be moderate.
Fire danger in the park is moderate.

NPS

Fire danger is MODERATE in Yellowstone. There are no fire restrictions currently in place in the park. Campfires are only permitted within fire rings in our campgrounds and some backcountry campsites. All campfires must be cold to the touch before leaving. Soak, stir, feel, repeat. Fireworks are not allowed in the park or on other federal lands. Learn more about what wildland fire danger levels mean.

If fire-related closures occur, they will be listed on InciWeb pages linked below. Closures affecting Yellowstone roads will also be listed on the park roads page. Closures affecting park trails and trailheads will be listed on the backcountry situation report. Please call 307-344-7102 for regular recorded updates.

You can read about the 2019, 2018, 2017, and 2016 wildfire seasons on the Fire Season Summary page.

 
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    Last updated: July 6, 2020

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    PO Box 168
    Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190-0168

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