Fire Restrictions Currently Enacted

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Fire restrictions are now in effect in several jurisdictions within the Park and Gallatin County areas. The information below provides a summary of the current fire restrictions by jurisdiction. Please contact the appropriate agency for more details.

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Area Fire Restriction Explanation CONTACT
Gallatin National Forest Stage 1

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The following acts are prohibited unless noted here:

  • Campfires and charcoal fires except in Forest Service placed metal rings in designated recreation sites.
  • Stove fires within tents.
  • Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or building, a developed recreation site or while stopped in an area at least three feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all flammable materials.
Bozeman District Office
(406) 522-2520
www.fs.usda.gov/gallatin
Bureau of Land Management Sweet Grass County Stage 1

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The following acts are prohibited:

  • Building maintaining, attending, or using a fire or campfire. Carbella is exempted.
  • Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or building, a developed recreation site or while stopped in an area at least three feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all flammable materials.
Billings Field Office
(406) 896-5013
www.blm.gov/mt

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Yellowstone National Park Normal restrictions in place Fires are permitted only in designated Yellowstone camping areas, in picnic areas with fire grates and in some backcountry campsites. Any dead-and-down material may be used as firewood, but chainsaws are prohibited. Thoroughly extinguish all fires. Park information:
(307) 344-2015
www.yellowstonepark.com
Montana DNRC – State and private forested lands in Gallatin and Park counties None Central Land Office
(406) 458-3500
www.dnrc.mt.gov/
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks – State Fishing Accesses, Wildlife Game Ranges and State Parks in Gallatin and Park counties None Regional Headqquarters

(406) 994-4042

www.fwp.mt.gov

Gallatin County private lands Open Burning Closed
  • Open Burning that requires a burn permit is prohibited
Gallatin County Rural Fire
(406) 548-0144
www.gallatin.mt.gov
Park County private lands Burn Ban

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  • No Open Burning
  • No Recreational Fires
  • No Fireworks
Park County Disaster
& Emergency Services
(406) 222-4190
www.parkcounty.org

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