Closures in Effect for Arizona National Forests

The Rattlesnake Fire burns in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests in late April. | Courtesy of Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests

Concerns about forest fires have prompted the closure of parts of four of Arizona's six national forests.

As of Wednesday, May 30, the closures were affecting parts of the Coconino, Tonto, Apache-Sitgreaves and Kaibab national forests. Follow the links below to stay updated on which areas are open to visitors this summer.

For updates on closures in the Coconino National Forest — including the San Francisco Peaks, parts of the Mogollon Rim, and the Flagstaff and Sedona areas — click here.

For the Tonto National Forest — where closures include parts of the Mogollon Rim and the Four Peaks area — click here.

For the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests — which also closed areas of the Mogollon Rim, along with parts of the White Mountains — click here.

For the Kaibab National Forest — which, at time of publishing, had closed only the area of Bill Williams Mountain, near Williams — click here.

If you're visiting any national forest in Arizona, be sure to call the forest ranger district ahead of time to make sure the area you're visiting is open and safe.

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