top of page

Historic fire lookout tower in Yellowstone NP meets ironic end after burning down from lightning hit

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, Wyo. – The historic Mount Holmes Fire Lookout at Yellowstone National Park burned to the ground Tuesday afternoon following a lightning strike.

Park officials said Wednesday an employee staffing the nearby Mount Washburn Fire Lookout reported the fire Tuesday south of Mammoth Hot Springs and north of Madison Junction.

Recent Posts

See All
bottom of page