Alerts & Notices

National Weather Service

Fire Information


  • Some recreation sites may temporarily close following wet and/or snowy weather
  • FR 104 on Mingus Mountain Partially Closed for the Winter
  • Drones: Know Before You Fly!
  • Drones Endanger Wildland Fire Fighters
  • There are currently NO FIRE RESTRICTIONS on the Prescott National Forest
  • Prescribed Burn Information

Public Notices

Blowout Creek Temporary Closure Order No. 09-232

Temporary closure prohibits entering or shooting in the Blowout Creek to protect the health and safety of the public and of contractors working on the site during the remediation from recreational shooting that commonly occurs in the area.  Effective January 18, 2017 until January 23, 2019 or until rescinded, whichever comes first  Forest Order No. 09-232 and Map (1,248 KB PDF)

Regional Order R3-004 dated 4/24/15

Prohibits use of explosives and fireworks, and requires spark arresters on forests in Arizona and New Mexico.

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