The 210 acre Surprise Fire in the Granite Basin Recreation Area is now 80 percent contained; with no additional growth. Firefighters will continue to patrol and closely monitor the fire.
All recreation sites in Granite Basin Recreation are open to the public including Yavapai Campground, Trail #349, Balancing Rock Trail and Trail #350, Surprise Spring Trail. Forest visitors entering the fire area should proceed with caution and be aware of any post-fire hazards such as burning stump holes.
The public can obtain additional information via the following: