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National

Capitol, symbol of democracy, off-limits on Independence Day

As it has been for nearly 16 months, longer than any time in the nation’s history, the U.S. Capitol is closed to most public visitors. The one-two punch of the coronavirus pandemic that shuttered the Capitol’s doors in the spring of 2020 and the deadly insurrection by then-President Donald Trump’s supporters on Jan. 6 has

Prescott National Forest

Corrections to Prescott Forest Closure

The entire Prescott Forest is closed, except for the following areas and roads: OPEN Areas: Lynx Lake – Road access to Lynx Lake remains open. Access to day-use recreation facilities on the North Shore of Lynx lake will be open through Forest Road 611. Forest Road 611 will remain open between County Road 57 (Walker Road) and North Shore day-use recreation facilities. Forest Road 623

State

Closures to be Implemented on State Trust Land Friday

Due to extremely high fire danger, exceptional drought conditions, resource availability, and increased fire activity, the Department of Forestry and Fire Management and the Arizona State Land Department will implement closures to State Trust Land throughout Arizona. These closures are also in conjunction with our USFS partners. As of 8am on June 25, 2021, closures

Wildfires

Slate Fire grows to 100 acres, leads to closures along Hwy 180

The Slate Fire which began early this morning (Monday, 6/7) is located approximately 23 miles northwest of Flagstaff on the west side of U.S. Highway 180 and has grown to roughly 100 acres throughout the day. Portions of Highway 180 will be closed throughout the remainder of the day and into the evening as responders

Prescott National Forest

Portions of the Verde River Closed to Allow for Feral Cattle Removal

Starting May 10-24, 2021 public access to portions of the Verde River will be closed to allow for Feral Cattle Removal.  River access from Beasley Flat to the confluence with Fossil Creek will be closed; the public will not be able to launch, take out, float through or camp along this section of the river. 

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