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Forest Service updates users on recreational usage in TontoNationalForest

PHOENIX, April 3, 2020 —   In response to the rapidly changing circumstances related to the COVID19 pandemic, many day-use sites, restrooms and other developed recreation facilities on the Tonto National Forest are currently closed, however, the vast majority of the general Forest area will remain available to visitors who …

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Snowbowl approved for one of North America’s largest ski lifts 2020-2021

Flagstaff, AZ — (March 5, 2020) — Arizona Snowbowl today announced Agassiz Chairlift will be replaced for the 2020-2021 winter season. The new lift will replace the existing three-seat passenger chair with a modern combination high-speed lift, located at the base of Agassiz Peak. According to resort officials, the new …

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Forest Service continues fence project in Lower Salt River area: minimize horse-related accidents

PHOENIX, January 11, 2020 — For Immediate Release.  Tonto National Forest staff continue to oversee contracted installation of 14 miles of fence in the Lower Salt River area on the Mesa Ranger District as part of a joint effort to prevent horses from crossing Bush Highway, which endangers the animals and …

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Tonto National Monument Participates in Audubon’s 120th Annual Christmas Bird Count

Roosevelt, AZ – Tonto National Monument invites the public to assist with the collection of bird data for the National Audubon Society’s 120th Annual Christmas Bird Count on Saturday, December 21, 2019. The bird count will be conducted during Monument hours from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Participants can register …

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