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The Bridger-Teton National Forest and Grand Teton National Park are in 'High' fire danger as the 4th of July holiday approaches. The potential for fire activity has increased due to drying vegetation combined with higher temperatures, low humidity and brisk afternoon winds. visitors and local residents are reminded that fireworks are not permitted in Grand Teton National Park, on the Bridger-Teton National Forest, in Teton or Sublette counties, or on state lands. Possessing or using any kind of fireworks on U.S. Forest Service lands carries a $225 fine and a mandatory court appearance. News Release: Fire Danger Climbs to High
Fire Managers are planning several prescribed burns this spring to reduce fuel buildup, improve wildlife habitat, and restore aspen. For information on burns in your area please visit our Prescribed Fire page.
If you are planning any spring burning acitivites on your property, please be aware of current and forecasted conditions and notify the proper authority for your area. Visit the National Weather Services Spring Burning website. Learn Before You Burn!
Spring is the time to begin work around your home to make it more likely to survive in the event of a wildfire. Visit our Education & Prevention page for tips on how to clear vegetation and flammables from around your home, types of fire resistant plants, thinning options, and more.