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Woodbury Fire

New story map and podcast discuss the fire's impact on wildlife and the Superstition wilderness. The Woodbury Fire burned nearly 124,000 acres, much of it in the Superstition Wilderness Area, from...

 
 By AZGFD    Events   

Arizona Fire Restrictions Lifted On State Lands

PHOENIX – Recent moisture and cooler temperatures have allowed the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management (DFFM) to lift fire restrictions on state-owned and managed lands across Arizona...

 

Maricopa County Parks Fire Ban

The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department initiated its annual fire ban at the first of May. “Given the abundance of rain we’ve received this year, we’ve had an outstanding wildflower...

 
 By azgfd    RVing    September 1, 2018

Don't Go Mudding On Your OHV

Operate Responsibly; Don't Go Mudding On Your OHV While it may be tempting to go out on an off-highway vehicle (OHV) after a rainstorm when the temperature is cooler and the ground is fresh, doing so...

 
 By GCNP    RVing    September 1, 2018

Grand Canyon - Safety First At The Rim

Grand Canyon National Park rangers are encouraging visitors to have a safe and memorable vacation to one of the Seven Wonders of the World. A trip to Grand Canyon can be both fun and safe by keeping...

 

Visit The North Rim

Summer is the perfect time to visit the North Rim of the Grand Canyon because the higher elevation of the North Rim means forest and cool summer days. The North Rim is usually a lot less crowded than...

 
 By AZBW    RVing    July 1, 2018

Increased Fire Restrictions Implemented

The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department initiated its annual fire ban on May 1. Now, the department is taking additional steps to protect the parks due to the extremely dry conditions....

 

Only You Can Prevent Them!

Very High Fire Danger At Grand Canyon National Park With fire restrictions in effect across much of northern Arizona, including Grand Canyon National Park's neighbors Coconino County, Arizona state...

 

There Are Beautiful Places To Cool Off In Arizona

In Arizona, people tend to think of heading north to cool off in the summer, but there are many places in the southern and eastern areas of our beautiful state that also offer higher altitudes, cool...

 
 By Margie Anderson    RVing    May 1, 2017

Arizona's Wilderness Areas

There are 90 wilderness areas in our state - a total of 4,512,120 acres. That's a lot of country! But what exactly is a wilderness area, what can you do there, and how does a place become a...

 
 By AZBW    Watersports    August 1, 2015

Prepared Publisher

The North American monsoon, variously known as the Southwest monsoon, the Mexican monsoon, or the Arizona monsoon, is experienced as a pronounced increase in rainfall from an extremely dry June to a...

 
 By AZGFD    Camping    July 1, 2015

Tonto National Forest Lifts Fire Restrictions

PHOENIX -- Campfire and smoking restrictions on the Tonto National Forest have been lifted, effective at 8 a.m. on Thursday, July 2. The fire restrictions, which covered the entire forest, are no...

 
 By Margie Anderson    RVing    May 15, 2015

Enjoy Birding, Caving, Hiking

The area around Sierra Vista Arizona is diverse: everything from pine forests to desert and riparian areas. It makes for a great little vacation, and there is plenty to do down there. Last month I...

 
 By AZBW    WOOT    June 15, 2014

Arizonans Encouraged To Prepare For Severe Weather Hazards

In early June, Governor Jan Brewer proclaimed a Monsoon Awareness Week in Arizona in anticipation of the 2014 monsoon season and summer severe weather hazards. However, the message from that week is...

 

Chiricahua National Monument

The Chiricahua Mountains are a sky island in the southeast corner of Arizona – not a place you'd probably pass by on your way to somewhere else. But if you have never been there, you seriously need...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    August 15, 2013

Helping Desert Tortoises The Right Way During Monsoon Season

Monsoon season brings one of the southwest desert’s most iconic creatures out of their burrows and out-and-about across the state. Desert tortoises are now in their most active season and more...

 
 By AZGFD    Fishing    August 15, 2013

Urban Fishing Report

Fishing for catfish is slow at all Urban Fishing waters statewide through the summer (no stocking period). For holdover catfish, try the larger lakes of more than 5 acres. Some catfish and bass are be...

 
 By AZGFD    Hunting    August 15, 2013

Arizona Dove Season Opens Sunday, September 1st

Arizona is famous for many things, but opening day of dove season is downright legendary. Temperatures here may still be high, but there's nothing cooler for the hunting community than the first day...

 

Annual Fire Bans Implemented

The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department has initiated its annual fire ban as have other land-management agencies throughout Arizona. “This winter, portions of the Valley received a significant amount of rain. While the showers produced...

 

Maricopa County Parks, AZ - Annual Fire Ban To Be Implemented

Phoenix) – The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department will initiate its annual fire ban on Tuesday, May 28. “This winter, portions of the Valley received a significant amount of rain....

 
 By AZGFD    Fishing    October 15, 2012

Arizona Urban Fishing Report

All lakes were stocked again with channel catfish the week of Oct. 1-6. Fishing for catfish is good to excellent now that the fall stockings have resumed. Mornings and evenings are the best times as c...

 

Monsoon Season May Be Ending, But —

As we make plans to go out to the lake, we have listened to the weather forecast and storms are either not identified or most often not talked about because the chance is slight. As you go about your...

 
 By AZGFD    Fishing    August 15, 2012

Urban Fishing Report

Urban Fishing Report Best Hope In Summer Are Larger Lakes Monsoon storms trigger some good fishing periods. From AZGFD Fishing for catfish is slow at all Urban Fishing Program waters statewide...

 

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