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Appalachian Trail Fires - 2021

These are 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. A 4 hour heat map of Air Quality Index 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: Sep 23, 2021

#UpdatedFire Name
(click for map)
Miles
from trail
Nearest
Trail Mile
Start/End
Trail Mile
ContainedAcres
1Sep 22, 2021Peterfish10.52908.41--7.3
2Aug 3, 2021Long Ways15.091959.08--0.1
3Jun 28, 2021Mill Creek3.26242.17-100%1
4Jun 28, 2021Meadow Creek9.31263.29-100%1
5Jun 15, 2021Quarry10.321953.57--0.6
6Jun 14, 2021Bucks Cove7.932087.07--1.39
7Jun 8, 2021Thornton Gap West0.24943.25--1
8Jun 8, 2021Shen_2021_Bm_Central_Rx0.26924.41--55.97
9May 28, 2021South Side5.151703.15--0.43
10May 27, 2021East MountainOn Trail1598.461597.18
1598.62
100%790
11May 26, 2021Back Packer1.0455.68--N/A
12May 26, 2021Tray Mountain1.1955.68--2
13May 26, 2021Mt Yonah7.7839.66--15
14May 26, 2021Rogers Mtn8.7395.77--3
15May 20, 2021Chestnut RidgeOn Trail562.26562.33
563.15
-1
16May 20, 2021Mason CoveOn Trail691.97692.04
692.35
-1
17May 20, 2021Creek Road3.71309.91--2
18May 20, 2021Roberts Access4.581340.69--0.3
19May 20, 2021Gett_2021_Littleroundtopmunshower_Rx15.681108.05--79.96
20May 12, 2021Chestnut Hill0.521020.57--3.5
21May 12, 2021Primitive Baptist Church Fy20213.22181.47--337.72
22May 12, 2021Otto Farm Rx (Fy21)5.321037.98--62.38
23May 12, 2021Wear Cove Gap Fy20217.34193.62--180.41
24May 9, 2021Meadow Ii12.511877--1.2
25Apr 28, 2021Little Pine5.61937.34--0.6
26Apr 23, 2021Bald Mountain.7.5948.77--2
27Apr 21, 2021Tray1.5155.68--1
28Apr 21, 2021Tate2.4574.77--15
29Apr 21, 2021Bear Gap12.8160.97--N/A
30Apr 21, 2021Bartram14.0995.86--90
31Apr 19, 2021Taylor Ridge1.8651.87--5
32Apr 7, 2021Railroad Grade 11.14412.99--15
33Apr 7, 2021Big Arm7.04427.99-100%1
34Mar 26, 2021Arrow Overlook0.391297.22--0.1
35Mar 24, 2021Wildwood10.97207.48--3
36Mar 23, 2021Mitcham11.8471.61--0.3
37Feb 17, 2021Rueben Taylor #111.8211.31--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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