Prescott National Forest

Fire Restrictions

Fire Restrictions Lifted for Prescott National Forest and the Quad-Cities

Due to recent moisture, cooler temperatures and a reduction in fire activity the Prescott Fire Department and Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority are lifting the current fire restrictions for the residents in our communities. This is in conjunction with the Prescott National Forest and other area fire agencies. We may still see days with

Proposed Fees

Proposed Changes to Recreation Fees Identified by the Prescott National Forest

Photo:  White Spar Campground The Prescott National Forest is proposing to charge new and increased fees at nine developed recreation sites. Many day-use sites, overnight camping sites, and other recreation sites are managed without user fees currently on the forest. The Prescott National Forest Pass and the full suite of interagency passes will be honored at these new Forest Service day-use

Prescott National Forest

Visitors Asked to Stay on Existing Trails and Help Prevent Damage to Trails During the Monsoon Season – Prescott National Forest

Fire breaks were recently constructed in the area of Spence Basin and Highland Pines by Prescott National Forest fire crews and may resemble new trail construction. These fire breaks, or handline, were constructed to serve as a crucial component of prescribed fire implementation and are used as control features on prescribed fires. These fire breaks

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

Wildfires

Pearlstein Fire – West of High Valley Ranch Rd.

Prescott Fire Engine 71 was dispatched to an Odor Investigation at 2:35 am Saturday morning. After an extensive search involving Prescott and CAFMA crew, the fire was located west of High Valley Ranch Rd. Crews initially hiked into the fire and found approximately a 1 acre fire actively burning on all four sides with 2-4

Arts & Culture

3rd Annual Prescott Plein Air Art Festival Celebrates Area’s Iconic Beauty

With workshops and other events preceding the festival, this annual celebration offers attendees a chance to observe and interact with artists painting in outdoor settings From October 13-16, 2022, fifteen professional artists will take their studios outdoors, painting at scenic locations around the Prescott area as part of the 3rd Annual Prescott Plein Air Art

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