Be aware of fire restrictions on FWP lands

As summer temperatures heat up around Montana and parts of the state suffer from summer drought, fire restrictions are going into effect on many Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks properties.

When it comes to site-specific fire restrictions, FWP follows the lead of the county where the site is located. Currently most counties in eastern Montana are under Stage 1 fire restrictions. Yellowstone County is under Stage 2 restrictions.

Stage 1 restrictions ban campfires except where specifically exempted, allow cooking fires on propane devices that can be shut off and smoking only in vehicles and area...