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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...

 

Apache Lake - Worth the Drive

Apache Lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in Arizona, and because the road is not paved, Apache rarely gets crowded, even in summer. Fishing can be awesome here, with largemouth and smallmouth ba...

 
 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...

 
 By WOT    RVing    June 1, 2019

Tonto Forest Headquarters Office Temporarily Closed

The USDA Forest Service, Tonto National Forest Supervisors Office, located at 2324 E. McDowell Road in Phoenix, is temporarily closed for building repair. This closure occurred on Monday, May 6, and...

 
 By WOT    RVing    May 1, 2019

Tonto National Forest Releases Impact Statement

Tonto Releases Supplemental Impact Statement For Motorized Travel Tonto officials have released a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) to address responses resulting from the...

 
 By WOT    Events   

Arizona - Clay Springs Area Burn

Monday and Tuesday, May 6-7, 2019 PHOENIX, May 3, 2019-For Immediate Release. Tonto National Forest fire specialists will conduct prescribed fire treatments on approximately 820 acres northeast of...

 
 By AZGFD    Fishing    May 1, 2019

AZGFD To Close Tonto Creek, Canyon Creek Fish Hatcheries

The Arizona Game and Fish Department will close the Canyon Creek and Tonto Creek fish hatcheries, located in the Payson area of the Tonto National Forest, to the public during select dates for...

 
 By AZBW    Events   
 

Desert Shooting

When I was a kid, you could drive out Cave Creek Road to Jomax Road and be in the boonies. We'd go out there as a family, often with another family or a few aunts and uncles. While the ladies made...

 
 By WOT    Events   

Ariz. - Wintry Weather Leads To Closures On Tonto

PHOENIX, February 21, 2019 — For Immediate Release – Forest officials are temporarily closing some roads and facilities on the Tonto National Forest due to extreme winter weather conditions....

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    January 1, 2019

Bald Eagle Seasonal Closure In Effect On Tonto National Forest

Outdoor recreationists, pilots and drone operators asked to avoid bald eagle nest areas. Arizona's bald eagle breeding season is on the horizon and multiple public land and water areas will be closed...

 

Saguaro Lake Fishing Fun

When the weather starts heating up in Arizona, everyone begins to long for a large body of water to dive into. In an ideal situation, this body of water would also be beautiful and have lots of things...

 
 By AZBW    RVing    October 1, 2018

Tonto National Forest Reminded To Use Caution

As Summer Winds Down From the Tonto National Forest, here again are the tried-and-true reminders to ensure your visit is an enjoyable, safe one: Fireworks, Campfires, and Smoking Fireworks are prohibi...

 
 By AZBW    Camping    October 1, 2018

Arizona - Maricopa County Parks Bring Back Free Camping Promotion

Beginning October 1, Maricopa County's Parks and Recreation Department will bring back the popular Buy One, Get One camping promotion! The promotion allows park visitors who pay the camping fee for...

 
 By WOT    Events   

Tonto National Forest Offices To Close For Holiday

Visitors Reminded To Use Caution With Fire, Wildlife And Weather PHOENIX, August 29, 2018—For Immediate Release. The Forest Supervisor’s Office and all Ranger District offices located on the Tonto...

 
 By Margie Anderson    RVing    July 1, 2018

What To Do While The Forests Are Closed

Hopefully we will get some rain soon - and during the summer months - and the forests will re-open, but if not, there are still places you can go to enjoy the outdoors. Arizona's State Parks are super...

 

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...

 
 By AZBW    RVing    April 1, 2018

Mogollon Rim Near Payson, Ariz.

Do you like to hike, mountain bike, drive or horseback ride in Rim Country? Do you have thoughts about how to make our trails better in the places we love? The Rim Country Trails Working Group...

 
 By AZSFWC    Wildlife    March 1, 2018
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AZSFWC - Arizona's 'Conserving Wildlife' License Plate Benefits Habitat, Education, Youth

Arizona Sportsmen for Wildlife Conservation's (AZSFWC) "Conserving Wildlife" license plate ended 2017 surpassing the prior year both in license plate sales and grant awards from the proceeds. Last...

 
 By WOT    WOOT    March 1, 2018

Fire Treatments Slated for Areas North of Payson

PHOENIX, March 2, 2018-For Immediate Release. Tonto National Forest fire specialists will continue to conduct prescribed fire treatments on approximately 1,566 acres in areas north of Payson,...

 
 By AZGFD    Wildlife    February 1, 2018

Arizona Bald Eagle Breeding Season Leads To Restrictions

Each year as part of its highly successful program to manage and conserve bald eagles in the state, the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) asks outdoor recreationists, aircraft pilots, drone...

 
 By WOT    RVing    February 1, 2018

Tonto National Forest Announces Fee-Free Dates For 2018

Tonto National Forest joins other federal agencies in waiving fees at day-use sites on six remaining days. These special days will provide people an easier way to experience national forests and...

 
 By AZGFD    Boating    February 1, 2018

Palo Verde Boat Ramp At Canyon Lake Closing For Improvements

CANYON LAKE, Ariz. — Boaters and other outdoor recreationists are advised that the Palo Verde Boat Ramp at Canyon Lake will temporarily close from March 1 through March 17 for a facility...

 
 By WOT    Shooting Sports    January 1, 2018

Tonto National Forest Implements Restrictions On Target Types

Attention target shooters! The Tonto National Forest has implemented restrictions on target types — as of November 20 — in an effort to reduce the amount of refuse and trash being left on the...

 
 By WOT    Camping    January 1, 2018

Forest Service Extends Comment Period For Preliminary Proposed Plan

The Tonto National Forest is extending the comment period on the Preliminary Proposed Plan. After receiving several requests, the public and interested parties have an additional 22 days to provide...

 

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