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  • 2017 Lower Sycamore Target Shooting Closure April 22 Order No. 12-17-300

    The restricted area includes that portion of the Tonto National Forest lying northwest of State Route 87, and within ½ mile either side of the center line of the following described roads: Beginning at the intersection of State Route 87 and Forest Road 1847, thence northeasterly along Forest Road 1847 to the intersection of Forest Road 403; thence northwesterly along Forest Road 403 to the intersection of the North Bank of Sycamore Creek.

    PURPOSE

    The purpose of this Order is the protection of National Forest visitors, employees and cooperators involved in a volunteer clean-up in the restricted area, where the indiscriminate discharge of a firearm is likely to pose a substantial risk to public safety.

    IMPLEMENTATION

    Prohibitions contained in this order become effective beginning Saturday, April 22, 2017, at 6:00 a.m. and will remain in effect until Saturday, April 22, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. unless terminated sooner.

    Closure Order