Prescott National Forest

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Feral cattle removal along the Verde River continues

The removal of feral cattle along the Wild and Scenic portion of the Verde River continues.  Contractors will be capturing and removing unauthorized and/or feral cattle from the Wild and Scenic portion of the Verde River on the Tonto, Coconino and Prescott National Forests.  This portion of the Verde River is managed to preserve its

Wildfires

Horse Fire Update as of 10/18/2020

Location: 7 miles northwest of Crown King, AZ; 18 miles south of Prescott, AZ on the Bradshaw Ranger District Size: 8,950 acres Type 1 Incident Management Team Assumes Command. As of Sunday morning, October 18, 2020, the local Type 3 Team turned over command of the Horse Fire to a Southwest Area Type 1 Incident

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Inadequate Monsoon Moisture Causes Prescott NF to Reinstate Stage I Fire Restrictions

With minimal monsoon moisture received this year, Fire Managers on the Prescott NF plan to implement Stage I Fire Restrictions.  Campfire, smoking, and shooting restrictions will likely go into effect on the Prescott National Forest next week; August 12-14.  Fire Managers have determined that key criteria will be reached or near enough to warrant taking

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Campfire Safety Reminder

The Prescott National Forest has lifted all fire restrictions and we ask the public to please be vigilant in your activities.  Stop, look, and think before you do something that may cause a spark or start of a fire in the Forest.  Unattended campfires are still the leading human cause of wildfire. Visitors who plan

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Prescott NF to Reopen Most Recreation Sites on August 1

The Prescott National Forest will open most developed campgrounds and day use sites across the Forest on Saturday, August 1.  Fees will resume at developed campgrounds and day-use sites with services.  Developed recreation sites were closed in March to protect public health and safety and limit the spread of COVID-19. The following developed recreation sites

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