Additional information about the Lone Star Fire in Yellowstone National Park

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Information Launch Date: August 23, 2020

Call: Morgan Warthin, 3073442015

UPDATE: Additional information about the Lone Star Fire in Yellowstone National Park  

  • The highway in between Old Trustworthy and West Thumb is shut quickly owing to smoke from the Lone Star Hearth. (Take note that the authentic closure was between Kepler Cascades and West Thumb. The current closure now extends north from Kepler Cascades to Previous Trustworthy.) 

  • Website visitors can only accessibility Previous Faithful from the north. View a road map at   

  • Added backcountry campsite and trail closures around Shoshone Lake and Lone Star Geyser are in effect. Stop by the Backcountry Predicament Report for specifics.  

  • Further means will arrive Monday, August 24, to help with the hearth. 

  • Visit Lone Star Fire for fireplace maps and additional info.   

  • Continue to be knowledgeable about current fire activity in Yellowstone.  

  • For up-to-day road details take a look at, call (307) 344-2117 for a recorded concept, or indicator up to get Yellowstone highway alerts on your mobile cellphone by texting “82190” to 888-777. 

Editor’s note: This is an emerging incident and the park will carry on to supply recent information when it is out there. 


  • A lightning-ignited wildfire was noted on Saturday, August 22, at 5:15 p.m. about 3 miles south of Outdated Faithful in Yellowstone Countrywide Park. 

  • As of Saturday night, the fire was believed at 300 acres and not burning towards Outdated Faithful.  

  • Currently, personnel are applying protection measures for the Previous Faithful space in the occasion the hearth moves in that path.  

  • Lightning activity has been weighty in the course of the park this previous 7 days and fire threat is quite superior.  

  • Campfires in the backcountry are not permitted. Study additional about backcountry fire limitations.  




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