Forest Offices to close for Columbus Day

PHOENIX, October 5, 2018—For Immediate Release.  The Tonto National Forest Supervisor’s Office and all Ranger District offices will close on Monday, October 8, in observance of Columbus Day. Offices will resume normal business hours Tuesday, October 9.

For localized information, contact one of the following Ranger District offices during regular business hours:

Tonto National Forest Ranger District Offices:

  • Cave Creek Ranger District, (480) 595-3300
  • Globe Ranger District, (928) 402-6200
  • Mesa Ranger District, (480) 610-3300
  • Payson Ranger District, (928) 474-7900
  • Pleasant Valley Ranger District, (928) 462-4300
  • Tonto Basin Ranger District, (602) 225-5395

When visiting the Tonto National Forest, consider the following:

  • Check the weather for that specific part of the forest at
  • Practice good campfire safety. Never leave a campfire unattended, and make sure coals are cold to the touch before leaving the area
  • Respect public lands by packing out trash

Recreational info can be found on the Tonto National Forest website at