Prescott National Forest

Fire Restrictions

Prescott National Forest Enters Stage II Fire Restrictions on Friday, June 11 at 8 A.M.

Due to increasing fire danger the Prescott National Forest will implement Stage II fire restrictions effective Friday, June 11, 2020 at 8 a.m. These additional fire restrictions will remain in effect until forest officials determine that conditions have changed sufficiently to reduce the risk of human-caused wildfire. Stage II fire restrictions prohibit the following: Igniting, building,

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Yavapai Trails Association Awarded Arizona Community Foundation Funding for Maintenance on Almosta Trails

Photo by Linda Hunyar, https://alltrails.com Yavapai Trails Association (YTA) was awarded $17,500.00 in funding to complete this trail maintenance project to benefit hikers, mountain bikers, and equestrians. To successfully complete the project YTA has partnered with the Prescott National Forest and Back Country Horsemen of Central Arizona (BCHCAZ) ) to leverage private donations, collaboration, and

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Yavapai Trails Association Awarded Funding For Restoration Work on Groom Creek Loop Trail

Yavapai Trails Association (YTA) was one of 48 organizations in the nation to be awarded $15,000.00 in funding to complete this trail maintenance project to benefit hikers, mountain bikers, and equestrians.  To successfully complete the project YTA has partnered with the Prescott National Forest, Back Country Horseman of Central Arizona (BCHCAZ), and the Prescott Mountain

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Trails Temporarily Re-Open near Woodchute Trailhead on Mingus Mountain

During the month of April, a contractor used heavy equipment to thin trees on 41 acres of Prescott National Forest land on Mingus Mountain. The Butterfly Stewardship Project is located west of Highway 89A, along Forest Road 106 and near the Woodchute Wilderness trailhead.  It is important to note that the thinning operations are only occurring outside

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