Bald eagles

Trail Closure in Effect for Trail East of Lynx Lake to Protect Bald Eagles – Prescott National Forest

Beginning December 1, 2023, prohibitions along the John’s Tank Trail will be enforced on the Prescott National Forest east of Lynx Lake. These prohibitions will protect the nesting bald eagles from the potential disturbance from human presence during the nesting season. While the John’s Tank Trail #94 will be closed to all uses, the Lynx Lake Shore Trail #311 and Salida Gulch Trail #95 will remain open for their respective uses.  This closure will remain in effect seasonally each year from December

Prescott National Forest

Great American Outdoors Act Funds Road and Trail Projects at Lynx Lake

Improvements to the Lynx Lake Recreation Area funded by the Great American Outdoors Act will start this week. Prescott National Forest has hired a contractor to begin paving the Lynx Lake Store Road (FSR 611) at the North Shore Recreation Area. On Friday, September 30, 2022, Pima Paving will start mobilizing equipment and on Monday, October 3, 2022, they

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

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