The Prescott National Forest is located in the western center of Arizona.
Where is this Forest?

 

About the Area

Here are some of the commonly asked questions and their corresponding answers.

  1. How can I obtain a wood permit?

  2. Can I purchase topographical maps at your office?

  3. Can I purchase Forest Visitor Maps through the mail?

How can I obtain a wood permit?
Wood permits are available at any of the three Ranger District Offices. Permits are valid through December 31 of the year they were purchased in. The permit costs $20 for four cords of dead and down wood. You can purchase up to 10 cords at $5 a cord, but the minimum purchase is four cords. When you come in we need the following personal information to fillout the permit: Name, Address, Phone Number, Driver's License Number, and the make, model and license plate number of the vehicle that will be used to haul the wood. A map will accompany the permit to show what areas of the forest are open for gathering fire wood.

Can I purchase topographical maps at your office?
No. The Prescott National Forest does not offer topographical maps. However, the city of Prescott has several outdoor shops that do sell hard copy topographical maps.

The public can download digital copies of Forest Service topographical maps by going to the FS Geodata Clearinghouse and going to the Raster Data Gateway.

Can I purchase Forest Visitor Maps through the mail?
Yes. Send a check or money order made out to USDA Forest Service for $10 to the Prescott National Forest, 344 S Cortez St, Prescott AZ 86303, ATTN: Receptionists. Include a note with your name and return address, and stating that you want a Forest Visitors Map. Please contact us first if you are interested in purchasing more than one map, or other maps that we carry so we can tell you the amount to enclose.