Making Tough Choices
1.78 million acres. Spread throughout mountain ranges in inhospitable deserts.
Birds, coyotes, fish, cactus, pine trees, mountains, canyons, hiking, skiing, camping, fishing, sleeping under the stars.
Ensuring the forest we love today will be a forest our grandchildren will teach their children to love
Planning includes landscape and watershed assessments, roads analysis. These are an intermediate planning step that find the balance between forest planning and individual project plans.
Livestock grazed the lands now know as the Coronado National Forest long before the the USDA Forest Service was established. Annual Operating Instructions specify how that grazing takes place to preserve the rangeland on the forest.
The mountains of the Coronado National Forest provide a spectacular backdrop for residents living in Southern Arizona's desert cities. Coupled with the iconic saguaro, locals and visitors enjoy the natural beauty of these special places year-round.
371,000 miles of road connect America’s National Forests to the nation. We often think of roads as access to recreation sites, they require careful maintenance to ensure they are safe for motorists and do not have a negative impact on wildlife habitats.
Alerts & Warnings
- DRD Temporary Turkey Creek Road Closure #03-05-01-23-008
- SVRD Temporary Container Area Closure Order #03-05-03-23-007
- Temporary Road Closure Order #03-05-01-23-002
- Occupancy and Use Restrictions Order 03-05-05-23-003
- Bighorn Sheep Closure Order: 03-05-05-22-002