November 6, 2016 - Fire activity on the Nantahala National Forest has resulted in closures as follows:
The Appalachian Trail is now closed from Rock Gap to the Nantahala River. Old 64 Murphy Road closed from its west junction of US 64 to Forest Service Road 67 leading to Standing Indian Campground. Rock Gap may be accessed from Old 64 Murphy Road past Standing Indian. Standing Indian Campground is OPEN.
Wesser Creek Trail is closed.
Moss Knob Shooting Range is closed.
Cliffside Day Use Area closed for the season.
Bartram Trail, from Hickory Knoll Road to State Highway 106, will remain closed through this weekend due to mop up operations and potential hazard assessments.
Bartram Trail is closed between Wine Springs Bald and Nantahala Lake.
Whitewater Falls is closed.
NO Campfires allowed except in developed campgrounds with fees.