WGFD Places Fire Ban on Lands Around Casper

With dry conditions, and county and federal fire restrictions in place, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is banning open fires on all Game and Fish Commission-owned and administered lands within the Casper Region.

These lands include all Public Access Areas along the North Platte River from the Miracle Mile Public Access Area to the Orin Junction Bridge Public Access Area, as well as Dome Rock Reservoir, Deer Creek Canyon, Morgan Creek Wildlife Habitat Management Area, Seminoe Reservoir Bow Arm, Walker Jenkins, LAK Reservoir, Sand Creek, Flying A Ranch, Badwater Ranch, and Black Elk Pond Public Access Areas.

The following acts are prohibited on all Game and Fish Commission-owned and administered lands:
• Building, maintaining, attending or using a fire, campfire, charcoal grill, or coal or wood burning stove
• Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or building, at 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
• Fireworks are always prohibited on Wyoming Game and Fish lands
• Fires within an established ring are also banned in Public Access Areas under this regulation

For more information on the fire ban on Game and Fish lands, please contact the Casper Region Game and Fish office at 307-473-3400.