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

Release Date: Jul 20, 2021

Contact(s): Debbie Maneely, 928-499-4736

PRESCOTT, AZ – July 21, 2021— 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 […]

By |2021-07-20T22:24:10-07:00July 20th, 2021|0 Comments

Prescott National Forest Enters Stage I Fire Restrictions on Friday, July 16, 2021 at 8:00 A.M.

We can shoot again, but still no open fires. Be safe out there.

Release Date: Jul 15, 2021

Contact(s): Debbie Maneely, 928-499-4736

PRESCOTT, AZ – July 15, 2021— 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, […]

By |2021-07-16T18:02:57-07:00July 15th, 2021|0 Comments

Prescott National Forest reopens to public entry; Stage 2 Fire Restrictions remain in place

While it’s open again, as of this morning, there are still no fires allowed.

Contact(s): Debbie Maneely: 928-777-2212

PRESCOTT, AZ – July 7, 2021— At 8:00 a.m. today, July 7, 2021 the Prescott National Forest has rescinded the full forest closure in coordination with neighboring forests.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 […]

By |2021-07-07T10:08:59-07:00July 7th, 2021|0 Comments

Officials closing Prescott National Forest Friday, June 25; Some lakes, forest roads will remain accessible

Officials closing Prescott National Forest Friday, June 25; Some lakes, forest roads will remain accessible

Contact(s): Debbie Maneely: 928-777-2212

PRESCOTT, AZ – June 25, 2021— Due to fire danger, dry conditions, and persistent wildfire activity during a time when firefighting resources are scarce, the entirety of the Prescott National Forest will close for public safety, beginning Friday […]

By |2021-07-07T10:06:48-07:00June 26th, 2021|0 Comments

Full forest closure for the Prescott National Forest to begin Friday, June 25 at 8:00 A.M.

This means you, and everyone you know.

Forest Service News Release

Full forest closure for the Prescott National Forest to begin Friday, June 25 at 8:00 A.M.

PRESCOTT, AZ – June 23, 2021— Due to fire danger, dry conditions, and persistent wildfire activity during a time when firefighting resources are scarce, the entirety of the […]

By |2021-06-26T09:32:42-07:00June 23rd, 2021|0 Comments

Prescott National Forest Enters Stage II Fire Restrictions on Friday, June 11 at 8:00 A.M.

No open fires.
No smoking.
No shooting.
No welding.
No chainsaws.

PRESCOTT, AZ – June 8, 2021— Due to increasing fire danger the Prescott National Forest will implement Stage II fire restrictions effective Friday, June 11, 2021 at 8 a.m. These additional fire restrictions will remain in effect until forest officials determine that conditions […]

By |2021-06-24T18:39:52-07:00June 9th, 2021|0 Comments

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions to be Implemented on Friday, May 14

This is a big one, folks. No fires.

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions to be Implemented on Friday, May 14 on the Prescott National Forest

PRESCOTT, AZ – May 10, 2021— The Prescott National Forest will enter Stage I Fire Restrictions on Friday, May 14, at 8 a.m. The goal of the fire restrictions is […]

By |2021-06-24T18:39:52-07:00May 12th, 2021|0 Comments

Wildfire prevention is everyone’s responsibility

PRESCOTT, AZ – April 16, 2021— The Prescott National Forest wants to remind our visitors about the importance of campfire safety and your part in preventing human-caused wildland fires. Warmer temperatures and spring winds are increasing fire danger across Arizona.

Please be vigilant of the high winds and rising temperatures and avoid using anything […]

By |2021-06-24T18:39:53-07:00April 16th, 2021|0 Comments

Attack of the Bark Beetles

News Release

Bark Beetles Infesting Ponderosa Pine on Prescott National Forest

Prescott, AZ, March 4, 2021 – Pine engraver beetles are actively infesting ponderosa pine trees across areas of the Prescott National Forest. Aerial detection surveys conducted by the US Forest Service in early February 2021 recorded a ten-fold increase in ponderosa pine mortality caused by these […]

By |2021-06-24T18:40:09-07:00March 5th, 2021|0 Comments
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