Current Fire Activity

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

Fire danger is LOW in Yellowstone. Learn more about what wildland fire danger levels mean.

Please remember:

  • Campfires are only permitted within the fire rings in campgrounds and at some, not all, backcountry campsites.
  • All campfires must be attended at all times and be cold to the touch before abandoning. Soak, stir, feel, and repeat until out cold.

For information on current fire restrictions in counties surrounding the park, visit Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming.

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.

Learn more about the 2016-2023 fire seasons on our Fire Season Summary page.


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Last updated: January 25, 2024

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Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190-0168



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