Lynx Lake

Prescott National Forest

Bald Eagle and Peregrine Closures are lifted at Lynx Lake and Granite Mountain

The Prescott National Forest lifted the closure restrictions and opened the John’s Tank Trail on the east side of Lynx Lake on Friday July 9, 2021.  The trail has been closed to public entry since December to provide protection to nesting bald eagles.  The closure was effective as the bald eagle pair successfully raised two

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

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Two in the Nest!

The Prescott National Forest implemented an area closure in December to reduce disturbances to the nesting Bald eagles which has paid off with success! Two young eaglets can be seen in the nest getting food from one of the parents. Arizona Game and Fish Department and the Prescott National Forest would like to remind visitors to

Legal Beat

YCSO Seeking Suspect who shot at Occupied Vehicle during Road Rage Incident

On March 19, 2021, just after 2 pm, deputies responded to a reported road rage incident that occurred on Walker Road near the South Shore entrance to Lynx Lake, Prescott, AZ. The suspect vehicle is described as a late 1990’s to early 2000’s white Toyota-4 Runner, slightly lifted, with white bumpers towing a single axle

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Prescott NF Waives Fees for Presidents Day;

The Prescott National Forest (Prescott NF) will waive fees at day-use recreation sites on Monday, February 15, 2021, to celebrate Presidents Day. All Prescott NF offices will be closed on Monday, February 15 for the federal holiday, resuming virtual business hours on Tuesday, February 16. The Forest Service participates in fee-free days with other federal

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