Current Fire Activity

There are no active fires in the park, but fire danger is HIGH. Learn more about what wildland fire danger levels mean.

Currently there are no fire-related restrictions or closures in place. Campfires are only allowed in designated fire rings in developed campgrounds and most backcountry campsites. Extinguish campfires and make sure they are cold to the touch after use. Fireworks are not allowed in the park or on other federal lands.

A fire effects crew member collects seeds to test plant mositure near the Maple Fire.

2016 Fire Season

View summary information from the most active fire year since 1988.


Last updated: July 26, 2017

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Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190-0168


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