Alerts & Notices

Closures and Restrictions on the Tonto National Forest


  • Horton Spring Threatened Species Closure
  • NFSR 201 and 25 Termination Order
  • Bush Post-Fire Termination Order
  • State Route 88 (Apache Trail) is partially closed
  • Tonto National Forest lifts Griffin Fire closure order
  • Tonto National Forest lifts fire and target shooting restrictions
  • Occupancy and Use Restrictions
  • Vehicle Off-road Restrictions

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  • Special Closure - Oak Flat Campground
  • Rattlesnake Cove Fishing Dock Closure
  • Public Safety Closure Order Along Roosevelt Lake
  • Crabtree and Davis Wash Public Safety Closure Order
  • Closure - Forest Roads & Land Near Pinto Valley Mine
  • Pinto Seasonal Bald Eagle Closure
  • 76 Seasonal Bald Eagle Closure
  • Redmond Fire Road Closure

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The National Weather Service updates weather condition continually. 

Water Conditions

The Salt River Project Waterflow website has detailed water conditions for the Tonto National Forest's reservoirs and rivers which are updated daily.

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Public Notices

Payson Ranger District Special Restrictions for Occupancy and Use

Order and Maps


The purpose of the Order is to protect sensitive riparian areas and other Forest resources and values while organizing and managing recreational OHV use.


This Order becomes effective at 12:00 pm (noon) on April 22, 2019, and shall remain in effect until April 21, 2024, or until rescinded, whichever occurs first.