Fire Danger Moderate

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Due to cooler temperatures and shorter days, Teton Interagency Fire Officials are lifting fire restrictions in on the Bridger-Teton National Forest and in Grand Teton National Park. Teton, Lincoln, and Sublette County remains in fire restrictions.

News Release: Fire Danger Lowered to ‘Moderate’
Interagency Fire Officials Lift Fire Restrictions on Federal Lands

Berry Fire Update Closure Area for Berry Fire Reduced

Highway 89/191/287 is open between Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. With the increased precipitation and cooler temperatures, Berry Fire activity has diminished.

CLOSURES

In John D. Rockefeller Jr. Memorial Parkway, all lands and waters are closed, including Headwaters Lodge at Flagg Ranch and the Grassy Lake Road and campsites.

Exception:  All lands east and south of the high water mark on the Snake River from the Grand Teton NP/ John D Rockefeller Jr. Memorial Parkway boundary upstream to the Highway 89/191/287 bridge over the Snake River.  From the Snake River bridge all area south of a line to the Sheffield Creek access road, and south of a line 100’ north of said road east to the Forest boundary is also open.

In Grand Teton National Park, all lands and waters are closed:

  • west of Jackson Lake and north of Quartzite (Falcon) Canyon extending generally west to the summit of Ranger Peak generally west to the summit of Moose Mountain on the western boundary of the park

Exception:  The connector trail between Conant Pass and Jackass Pass is open.

Map of reduced closure area:

Closure map

 

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