Moderate Fire Danger in Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park sign at the North Entrance; Jim Peaco; October 1992

The parkwide fire danger level for Yellowstone National Park is now moderate.  Currently, there are no active wildland fires in the park and 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.