Yosemite Fire Information and Updates

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Fire is a natural and essential part of Yosemite. We manage fire carefully and study how it interacts with the park’s ecosystems, and suppress fires that are human caused or threaten people or property. This blog provides updates about fires in Yosemite.

You can also find fire updates at:

  • Yosemite fire map
  • InciWeb (focuses on fires on federal public land, including significant fires in Yosemite)
  • Cal Fire (for fires in state responsibility areas)

Check for current fire restrictions and learn more about fire management in Yosemite.

Mariposa Grove and Soupbowl Prescribed Fires Planned for October 2017

October 06, 2017 Posted by: Yosemite Fire Information

Yosemite National Park fire managers are planning two prescribed fires with planned ignitions starting on October 14th in the Mariposa Grove, weather conditions permitting, and continuing in Soupbowl for the week of October 15th. The amount of acres to be considered is based on air quality the day of planned ignition.


Last updated: August 31, 2020

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