Prescott National Forest

Prescott National Forest

Prescott National Forest Rescinds Fire Restrictions on Wednesday, July 21 at 8:00 A.M.

Due to monsoonal activity and sufficient rainfall, the Prescott National Forest will rescind all fire restrictions as of 8 a.m. Wednesday, July 21, 2021. Fire danger is moderate across the forest. Visitors are still asked to remain vigilant and avoid activities that could accidentally cause wildfires – refrain from campfires on dry and windy days and remember that it is always illegal to leave

Prescott National Forest

Prescott National Forest Enters Stage I Fire Restrictions on Friday, July 16 at 8:00 A.M.

With scattered precipitation received across the forest, Prescott National Forest will reduce current Fire and Shooting Restrictions and enter back into Stage I Fire Restrictions on Friday, July 16, 2021 at 8:00 AM.  Restrictions will remain in effect until forest officials determine that conditions have changed sufficiently to reduce the risk of human-caused wildfire. Stage I fire

Prescott National Forest

Prescott National Forest reopens to public entry

At 8:00 a.m. today, July 7, 2021 the Prescott National Forest has rescinded the full forest closure in coordination with neighboring forests.  Stage II Fire Restrictions including Shooting Restrictions will remain in effect.  In addition, a fire area closure remains in place for the Rafael and Tiger Fires. Recreation personnel ask for patience as they

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

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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