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Appalachian Trail Fires - 2021

This is the most recent Appalachian Trail fires, AT fire perimeters, hotspots and surface AT smoke information.

The table below shows trail fires within ~10 miles of the AT. Fires on trail or within a mile of the trail will show red text. If a fire perimeter intersects the trail the table will show start/end trail mile, first encounter to last encounter, the entire segment is not necessarily burned.

View google maps of National & AT Smoke, National & AT Fires/Perimeters or both layers together. Fires/Perimeters are updated every 4 hours, surface smoke is updated hourly. A Fire weather map showing red flag warnings, fire weather watches, etc, is also available.

Surface smoke data and fire weather is from NOAA, fires/perimeters are from National Interagency Fire Center and hot spots are from NASA.

Fire Year (1801 to present):

Updated: Jun 20, 2021

#UpdatedFire Name
(click for map)
from trail
Trail Mile
Trail Mile
1Jun 15, 2021Quarry Fire10.321953.09-0.6
2Jun 14, 2021Bucks Cove7.932086.57-1.39
3Jun 8, 2021Thornton Gap West0.24942.52-1
4Jun 8, 2021Shen_2021_Bm_Central_Rx0.26923.58-55.97
5May 26, 2021Back Packer1.0454.99-N/A
6May 26, 2021Tray Mountain1.1954.99-2
7May 26, 2021Mt Yonah7.7839.07-15
8May 26, 2021Rogers Mtn8.7394.62-3
9May 20, 2021Chestnut RidgeOn Trail561.53562.33 - 563.151
10May 20, 2021Mason CoveOn Trail691.13692.04 - 692.351
11May 20, 2021Gett_2021_Littleroundtopmunshower_Rx15.681107.4-79.96
12May 19, 2021East MountainOn Trail1597.631597.18 - 1598.62790
13May 18, 2021Mill Creek3.26241.24-1
14May 18, 2021Roberts Access4.581339.84-0.3
15May 18, 2021Meadow Creek9.31262.48-1
16May 17, 2021South Side5.151702.45-0.43
17May 16, 2021Long Ways Fire15.091958.6-0.1
18May 12, 2021Primitive Baptist Church Fy20213.22180.17-337.72
19May 12, 2021Otto Farm Rx (Fy21)5.321037.31-62.38
20May 12, 2021Wear Cove Gap Fy20217.34193.03-180.41
21May 9, 2021Meadow Ii Fire12.511876.36-1.2
22May 4, 2021Arrow Overlook0.391296.64-0.1
23May 4, 2021Creek Road3.71309.23-2
24May 4, 2021Wildwood10.97206.65-3
25Apr 28, 2021Little Pine Fire5.61936.74-0.6
26Apr 21, 2021Tray1.5154.99-1
27Apr 21, 2021Tate Fire2.4574.08-15
28Apr 21, 2021Bear Gap12.8160.34-N/A
29Apr 7, 2021Big Arm7.04427.11-1
30Mar 23, 2021Mitcham Fire11.8470.98-0.3
31Feb 17, 2021Rueben Taylor #111.8210.75-1

Change Log

June 19, 2021: Fixed for NIFC data source changes.

April 18, 2021: Added all fires from 1801 to present.

August 30, 2020: Added 'Nearest Trail Mile'.

August 24, 2020: Added surface smoke.

August 23, 2020: Added hotspots.

August 19, 2020: Initial release.

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