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Continental Divide Trail Fires - 2024

These are the most recent Continental Divide Trail fires, CDT fire perimeters, hotspots and surface CDT smoke information.

The table below shows fires near the CDT. 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 & CDT Smoke, National & CDT 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 (1950 to present):

Updated: Jul 19, 2024

#UpdatedFire Name
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from trail
Trail Mile
Trail Mile
1Jul 18, 2024EncerritaOn Trail504.7504.7
2Jul 18, 2024IndiosOn Trail682.4674.6
3Jul 18, 2024Yeso0.06707.2-650
4Jul 18, 2024Lolo0.40400.1-438
5Jul 18, 2024Sandy6.802309.9-5
6Jul 18, 2024Dalton12.442683.2-1
7Jul 18, 2024Ridge15.77333.1-4257
8Jul 18, 2024Tanques16.28666.8-1
9Jul 16, 2024Penas8.25652.1-1
10Jul 16, 2024Fisher17.85287.2-8044
11Jul 15, 2024Boat Mountain (1)9.882077.4-1
12Jul 15, 2024Lg18 62459.912324.9-1
13Jul 15, 2024Lg18 626116.462255.7-64
14Jul 14, 2024South ForkOn Trail2770.52770.1
15Jul 13, 2024Piquett Creek Rx15.202393.3-100
16Jul 12, 2024Candelaria0.64496.0-2
17Jul 10, 2024Ten Mile4.432652.6-1
18Jul 10, 2024Coulson Gulch14.831372.3-1
19Jul 10, 2024West Notches17.09484.9-6
20Jul 9, 2024South Pass Mine0.141742.0-1
21Jul 9, 2024Hwy 762.961622.9-1
22Jul 9, 2024Lg1862459.912324.9-1
23Jul 9, 2024South Fork12.892294.5-46
24Jul 9, 202419514.901596.3-2
25Jul 6, 2024Missouri Lake7.621315.6-1
26Jul 5, 2024InterlakenOn Trail1153.51153.3
27Jul 4, 2024Ia 44312.311315.6-1
28Jul 4, 2024Hell’s Canyon14.871374.2-1
29Jul 4, 2024Airstrip15.19327.7-1
30Jul 2, 2024Feeley Piles Rx0.79173.4-80
31Jul 2, 2024Gooseberry18.41342.0-2
32Jul 1, 2024Whitetail1.77115.7-15
33Jun 29, 2024AntoneOn Trail382.3382.4
34Jun 27, 2024Buck Creek Saddle14.602387.3-1
35Jun 26, 2024Priest Pass Rd1.552652.6-3
36Jun 26, 2024Adobe2.73271.8-1
37Jun 26, 2024Creek3.75366.1-3
38Jun 26, 2024Bertie6.072410.3-1
39Jun 26, 2024Wahoo7.28281.0-19
40Jun 26, 2024Tinaja7.56592.5-1
41Jun 26, 2024Lg51 606513.742570.5-2
42Jun 26, 2024Elk Creek13.752435.6-40
43Jun 25, 2024Cameron Creek Rx3.42185.1-2010
44Jun 12, 2024Cameron Blue 3 Rx9.522397.1-600
45Jun 11, 2024West Tolan Rx3.752395.7-50
46Jun 4, 2024Post Office Flats Road5.40533.6-1
47Jun 3, 2024Esquibel Rx8.23741.7-2976
48May 28, 2024Baca Pit Rx3.42399.9-5
49May 27, 2024Montoya Rx4.30709.8-899
50May 6, 2024Sink Hole0.95621.5-3
51May 6, 2024Hwy 48517.13618.3-1
52May 4, 2024Little Prickley Pear4.392665.4-3
53Apr 29, 2024Georgetown8.922459.4-2
54Apr 26, 2024Sargents7.84797.7-5
55Apr 26, 2024Lg51 610813.932543.6-4
56Apr 23, 2024South Fork Rx4.102683.2-1200
57Apr 23, 2024American Creek Rx5.73741.3-1009
58Apr 23, 2024Sotano Rx8.82715.2-2355
59Apr 21, 2024Lg51 610112.522544.1-3
60Apr 19, 2024Plano12.63533.6-1
61Apr 15, 2024Tepee5.482413.7-50
62Apr 15, 2024Sulivan11.452534.8-23
63Apr 10, 2024Wild Horse Slash Pit Rx7.63443.8-1
64Mar 28, 2024Spring Gulch Campground Pile Rx8.742394.5-1
65Mar 21, 2024Lg51 606812.962570.6-1
66Mar 12, 2024Ghost1.53338.4-70
67Jan 9, 2024Marquez3.55581.4-1

Change Log

May 31, 2023: Adapted to new interactive map. Data changed 1950 to present.

March 1, 2023: Fixed for NIFC data source changes.

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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