LURAY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- A fire burning just outside of the Shenandoah National Park has closed part of Skyline Drive and the Appalachian Trail.

The Virginia Department of Forestry reports the East Rocky Ridge fire in Page County has burned about 700 acres.

The fire started Wednesday afternoon and is one of several burning across Page County.

SNP says the East Rocky Ridge fire is about 10 percent contained at this time with firefighters continuing their suppression efforts and working to establish a fire line.

Due to the fire, Skyline Drive has been closed between Thornton Gap and Mathews Arm.

The Appalachian Trail is closed from Elkwallow to Beahms Gap while the Rocky Branch, Neighbor Mountain, Jeremys Run and Byrds Nest 4 trails are also closed.

The park put a fire ban in place on Wednesday because of the windy and dry conditions. While the winds have decreased, the area is still very dry.

The cause of the fire is unknown, and no structures are immediately threatened by it.

Other fires in Page County the 211 West fire which has burned more than 2,000 acres, the Serenity Ridge fire which has burned about 600 acres, the River Road fire which has burned about 30 acres, and the White Oak fire which has burned about 120 acres. 

Of those, VDOF says only the White Oak one is 10 percent contained. There is currently no containment for the other three.

On the other side of the national park, there are three smaller fires in Madison County, all of which are 100 percent contained.

The Green Gate fire burned 29 acres, and two other unnamed fires burned six acres and five acres respectively.