Alerts & Notices

How to use the Orders and Restrictions Map: Click on the arrows Arrows indicating legend information below on the map for more information. Click on the map to see if there are any Special Orders pertaining to that location. If so, a pop-up box will appear. Use the arrow at the top of the pop-up box to scroll through Orders if there is more than one listed in a given location.




  • Road Closures
  • There are currently NO FIRE RESTRICTIONS in effect on Prescott NF
  • Target Type restrictions implemented across the Prescott NF
  • Temporary Camping Restrictions along Highway 260 and Salt Mine Road Corridor
  • Drones Use on Forest Service Lands
  • Drones Endanger Wildland Fire Fighters
  • Prescribed Burn Information


  • Critical Raphael Fire Temporary Closure Order
  • Tiger Fire Public Safety Closure

Public Notices

Temporary Closure Update - Rafael Fire, Order 03-04-21-20

The purpose of Order Number: 03-04-21-20, effective August 6, 2021, at 12:00 p.m, is to protect public health and safety due to the potential for flash flood occurrence in Sycamore Canyon as a result of the Rafael Fire. This Order will remain in effect until October 31, 2021, or until rescinded, whichever comes first. View map of restricted area

SPECIAL NOTE: Everyone near and downstream from the burned areas should remain alert and stay updated on weather conditions that may result in heavy rains over the burn scars. Flash flooding may occur quickly during heavy rain events--be prepared to take action. Current weather and emergency notifications can be found at the National Weather Service website.

Tiger Fire Public Safety Closure Order No. 03-09-03-21-286

Tiger Fire Public Safety Closure Order No. 03-09-03-21-286 is a temporary closure provide for public and fire fighter health and safety due to firefighting operations and fire danger associated with the Tiger Fire on the Prescott National Forest. This Order will be effective on Agust 3, 2021, at 8:00 a.m. and shall remain in effect until 6:00 a.m. on September 30, 2021, or until rescinded, whichever occurs first.  This order replaces the earlier closure order 03-09-03-21-284.   

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