Fire ClosuresOpen as of noon, July 6: Appalachian Trail from Beahms Gap to Elkwallow & Byrd's Nest #4. The following trails remain closed due to fire activity: Jeremys Run, Neighbor Mountain, Knob Mountain and Knob Mountain Cutoff.
Storm DamageRecent storms have caused many downed trees, especially in the southern portion of the park. Crews are working to clear trails and fire roads. Use caution when hiking and riding horseback, especially near and south of Loft Mountain.