On July 31st, 2020, The Tonto National Forest placed Occupancy and Use Restrictions (Order Number: 03-12-00-20-397) in effect for several large group camping sites across the forest. The purpose of this order was to follow federal and state guidance to limit the spread of COVID-19 and protect public health and safety. A revised Occupancy and Use Restriction Order will be in effect Friday, September 11th, 2020 at 6:00 a.m.
The revised order (Order Number 03-12-00-20-404) includes the opening of several previously closed sites.
The newly OPENED sites include: