The Horne Fire near the shore of Duncan Bay by the Tobin-Duncan Portage is approximately 200 acres in size and being..." />
Horne Fire Update
David Thompson
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Horne Fire Update

ISLE ROYALE, MICHIGAN  ~~~~~~~  August 28, 2021 (LSNews)  The Horne Fire is currently 245 acres in size and still 15% contained. Isle Royale received 0.75 inches of rain yesterday. Firefighters are currently working to control and contain the fire. Check out the most recent maps of the Horne Fire

The Horne Fire near the shore of Duncan Bay by the Tobin-Duncan Portage is approximately 200 acres in size and being monitored by park staff

  • Closures: Due to the progress of the Horne Fire, ongoing drought conditions, and elevated levels of fire danger, the following closures are necessary to maintain public health and safety. Closed areas will be signed where possible and monitored to ensure compliance.
    • Lane Cove Trail and Campground
    • Greenstone Ridge Trail East of Mount Franklin Junction
    • Mount Franklin Trail between the Greenstone Ridge Trail and the Tobin Harbor Trail (the 1/2 mile section of the Mount Franklin Trail between the Tobin Harbor Trail and Rock Harbor Trail will remain open as conditions allow)
    • Duncan Bay Campground and Dock
    • Duncan Bay/Tobin Harbor Portage Trail
    • Duncan Narrows Campground and Dock
    • Tobin Harbor Dock (with the exception of the seaplane dock for the concessions seaplane operation as conditions allow)
    • Hidden Lake Dock
    • Hidden Lake Trail and Lookout Louise
    • Merritt Lane Campground and Dock
    • Stoll Trial and Scoville Point
    • Cross-Country Camping Zones 8, 9, 10, 11, 34, 35, 36 are closed for camping as well as cross-country day use
    • Other areas if directed by fire personnel

Map of closures due to Horne Fire.

A firefighter stands in a burnt forest with smoke rising from the ground. NPS Photo.

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