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Stage 1 Fire Restrictions are effective as of June 18, 2018. Campfires are only allowed in developed campgrounds and developed recreation sites. Fireworks and explosives are ALWAYS prohibited on National Forest System lands.

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The Gila is 3.3 million acres of forested hills, majestic mountains and range land. It is probably best known for its wilderness areas, in particular the Gila Wilderness - the first wilderness in the United States. The magnificent mountain scenery, cool summer temperatures and relatively warm winters permit a wide range of recreational opportunities during all seasons.

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