On Sunday, September 1, 2019, while on patrol, a backcountry ranger detected the lightning-ignited Wahb Fire near Cache Creek in the northeast corner of Yellowstone National Park. At a half-acre, current fire activity is minimal. https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/news/090419.htm
Smoke from the Brimstone Fire in Yellowstone National Park may be visible from Bridge Bay, Lake Village, Fishing Bridge, the East Entrance Road, and communities east of the park. https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/news/082919.htm
The 0.5-acre Brimstone Fire was detected on the afternoon of August 26 east of Yellowstone Lake. Likely caused by lightning, it is burning in a spruce and fir forest. For safety reasons, the Brimstone Bay campsite 5E4 near the Thorofare Trail is closed until further notice. https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/news/082719.htm
Today, Yellowstone National Park completed the first transfer of bison to the Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation in Poplar, Montana under the new operational quarantine program. https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/news/19036.htm
On August 21, a medical aircraft detected the 1-acre Wyodaho Fire about Â¾-mile east of Wyodaho Lake in the Bechler District of Yellowstone National Park.
The fire is smoldering and creeping in grass and open timber. https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/news/082319.htm
The National Park Service (NPS) recently completed an extensive renovation of the Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel in Yellowstone National Park. Join the park and Xanterra Travel Collection in Yellowstone for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and tours on August 30, 2019, from 10-1 p.m. in front of the hotel to celebrate the reopening of this historic gathering spot. https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/news/19035.htm