3,000 acre wildfire prompts closures in Little Belt Mountains
By Moosetrack Megan

Posted: October 5, 2020

On the afternoon of Saturday, October 3 a fire was reported on the Judith Musselshell Ranger District.  The Yogo Fire is located in the Little Belt Mountains and its origin is about 1.5 miles south of Yogo Peak.  The Helena-Lewis & Clark National Forest is working in close coordination with the Montana Department of Natural Resources & Conservation and Judith Basin County for planning closures and pre-evaction notices for potential impacts to any private land.

 

Fire has burned 4-5 miles east of its origin and is near the confluence of Yogo Creek and Skunk Gulch.

 

Closures:

The following trails and rec sites are contained within an area closure order to protect the health and safety of firefighters and communities:

Dry Wolf
Dry Wolf Cabin

Trails impacted by closure order:

  • ARCH TRAIL
  • ARCH COULEE
  • CLEVELAND CR
  • SCHAEFFER RIDGE
  • WOODCHOPPER RIDGE
  • DRY WOLF
  • BEAR PARK
  • CLEVELAND CR
  • GIBSON PEAK
  • GIBSON PEAK
  • GIBSON PEAK
  • LYON GULCH
  • BEAR GULCH
  • DRY WOLF ALTERNATE
  • SILVER GULCH
  • LOST FORK JUDITH RIVER
  • SCHAEFFER RIDGE
  • YOGO CREEK
  • NORTH DRY WOLF
  • BIG BALDY
  • PROSPECT RIDGE
  • MORRIS CREEK
  • STINER CREEK
  • PIONEER-BIG BALDY
  • KINGS HILL ATV
  • SNOW CREEK
  • LYON FALLS
  • DRY WOLF
  • BUTCHER KNIFE
  • GIBSON PEAK
  • SKUNK GULCH
  • DOERR CREEK
  • KING CREEK-DECOM
  • MIDDLE FORK JUDITH RIVER
  • WOODCHOPPER RIDGE