Starting May 10-24, 2021 public access to portions of the Verde River will be closed to allow for Feral Cattle Removal. River access from Beasley Flat to the confluence with Fossil Creek will be closed; the public will not be able to launch, take out, float through or camp along this section of the river.
The Forest Service is closing the Ladder’s bald eagle breeding area along the Verde River to the public on December 1, 2020. The closure is expected to last through June 30, 2021 when the bald eagle nesting season ends, and fledglings are independent. Should nest failure occur and re-nesting not be attempted, the closure will
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