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  • 03-12-06-22-18 Apache Lake Campground Area and Road Closures

    To protect public health and safety due to potential for seasonal flash flooding, the Tonto National Forest has issued Order 03-12-06-22-18 Apache Lake Campground Area and Road Closures effective June 24, 2022 at 6 a.m. The following is prohibited within the areas described in this Order (“Restricted Areas”) and as depicted on Exhibit A and B maps:

    1. Going into or being upon the Restricted Areas. 36 C.F.R. § 261.53(e).
    2. Being on the roads. 36 C.F.R. § 261.54(e).
    3. Entering or using a developed recreation site or portion thereof. 36 C.F.R. § 261.58(b).

    The Restricted Areas include developed recreation sites that are now closed which include 3 Mile Wash Campground, Upper Burnt Corral Campground, and Crabtree Wash Campground. Refer to the full order for National Forest System Roads (NFSR) that are also closed.