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Prescott National Forest

Prescott National Forest to waive day-use fees for upcoming National Get Outdoors Day

On Saturday, June 11, 2022, the Prescott National Forest will waive fees at all Forest-operated recreation sites in honor of National Get Outdoors Day.  This waiver does not apply to reserved group-use areas or overnight camping at Forest Service developed campgrounds. Fee-free days are an opportunity to connect more Americans with their public lands.  National

Prescott National Forest

Vehicle Restrictions at Lynx Lake South Shore, May 16 – 20, 2022

Starting on Monday, May 16 and continuing through Friday, May 20, 2022, Lynx Lake South Shore Day-Use gates will remain closed to facilitate waterline replacement work in the South Shore area. The flush toilets at North Shore are available; however, visitors may experience periodic interruptions. The vault toilets at South Shore are expected to be

Prescott National Forest

Pile Burning Continues in the Prescott Basin as Weather and Fuels Conditions Allow

Fire Managers on the Bradshaw Ranger District will continue to burn debris piles near Walker, Ponderosa Park/White Spar, Copper Basin, Lynx Lake, Thumb Butte and Granite Basin.  Ignitions are planned to start on Monday, March 7, 2022, and continue through Friday, April 1, 2022, as favorable weather conditions allow.  Fire managers expect smoke impacts to

Prescott National Forest

Pile Burning Continues in the Prescott Basin on the Bradshaw RD

Fire Managers on the Bradshaw Ranger District will continue to burn debris piles near Walker, Ponderosa Park/White Spar, Copper Basin, Lynx Lake and Thumb Butte.  Ignitions are planned to start on Monday, January 31, 2022, and continue through Monday, February 28, 2022, as favorable weather conditions allow.  Fire managers expect smoke impacts to be light

Prescott National Forest

Water System Improvement Project at Lynx Lake Recreation Area

The Prescott National Forest awarded a contract to Blue World Construction to replace the aging Lynx Lake Water System and distribution lines in 2022.  Work on this project began in December of 2021 and is estimated to be completed in July of 2022.  This project could delay the opening of recreation sites in the Lynx

Prescott National Forest

Pile Burning Planned in the Prescott Basin on the Bradshaw RD

Fire Managers on the Bradshaw Ranger District plan to burn debris piles near the community of Groom Creek, in and around Iron Springs, Lynx Lake, Walker Road, Goldwater Lake and near White Spar Campground.  Recent moisture and higher humidity provide desired conditions to burn piles created from previous fuels reduction projects.  Ignitions are planned to

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