Please be aware if you enjoy time at the Tonto National Forest. Fire restrictions went into effect on Saturday June 14, 2019.
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOREST SERVICE TONTO NATIONAL FOREST
Stage I Fire Restrictions Date(s): Jun 14, 2019 – Aug 30, 2019
Hot temperatures and increased fire danger have prompted fire officials to implement fire restrictions for the Tonto National Forest beginning 8:00 am, Saturday, June 15, 2019. Most types of fire or fire-causing activities are prohibited across the entire Tonto National Forest.
Building, maintaining, attending or using a fire, campfire or charcoal-burning device is prohibited outside of metal fire rings and metal pedestal grills provided by the Forest Service in developed recreation sites (see attached list).
Restrictions also apply to operating internal combustion power tools, using welding equipment or torches with open flames, operating combustion engines.
Discharging a firearm is prohibited, except for taking game in accordance with Arizona hunting laws.
Smoking is prohibited under most circumstances.
Please review full document at: https://www.fs.usda.gov/Inte…/FSE_DOCUMENTS/fseprd638467.pdf