News Release

HIGH fire danger in Yellowstone NP beginning July 10, 2024

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Fire Danger sign at High

NPS / Jacob W. Frank

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News Release Date: July 10, 2024

Contact: Linda Veress, (307) 344-2015

  • The parkwide fire danger level for Yellowstone is now HIGH.
  • Currently, there are no active wildland fires in the park.
  • At this time, there are no fire restrictions in place or planned in the park.
  • Campfires are only permitted within established fire rings in campgrounds and some backcountry campsites.
  • Campfires must always be attended and cold to the touch before abandoning. Soak, stir, feel, repeat.
  • The Greater Yellowstone area is a fire-adapted ecosystem. Fire plays an important role in maintaining the health of this area’s wildlife habitat and vegetation.
  • Stay informed about current fire activity in Yellowstone.

Last updated: July 10, 2024

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