All Tonto National Forest offices will be closed on Monday, October 9, 2017, in observance of Columbus Day.
Offices will resume normal business hours Tuesday, October 10. 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 https://www.weather.gov/
- Practice good campfire safety
- Respect public lands by packing out trash
Additional info can be found on the Tonto National Forest website at https://www.fs.usda.gov/tonto/.
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