Current Fire Activity

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

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Fire danger is HIGH 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.

2022 Fires

Name

Reported On

Cause

Acres

Status

Obsidian Fire July 20 Vehicle 0.1 Out



Learn more about the 2016-2021 fire seasons on our Fire Season Summary page.

 

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 168
Yellowstone National Park , WY 82190-0168

Phone:

307-344-7381

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