Heavy rains lead to temporary closures;avoid areas near washes and low water crossings
9/23/2019 - 4:16 pm
Forest officials are temporarily closing some roads and recreation facilities on the Tonto National Forest due to heavy rain and flowing washes. Please avoid low-lying water crossings, and watch for debris on roads. Obey all warnings issued by Forest, County, and State officials. Roads and gates on the Tonto National Forest will remain closed until water recedes, and conditions can be assessed. The purpose of these closures is for public and employee safety, as well as reducing resource damage.
Recreation sites along the Lower Salt River from Saguaro Lake to the Forest Boundary at Granit Reef are closed for public safety.
State Highway 88, Apache Trail is temporarily closed due to heavy rains. Please visit AZ511.com for updates.