District offices of the Coronado National Forest and the Forest Supervisor’s Office will be closed for the July 4 holiday on Thursday. The Sabino Canyon Visitor Center will remain open. Business at the offices will resume July 5 during normal operating hours.
The 4th of July holiday is just around the corner and many of us will take time off to enjoy a long weekend of summer fun. The American Red Cross wants everyone to have a great holiday and offers safety steps people can follow.
The safest way to enjoy fireworks is to attend a public firework show put on by professionals. Stay at least 500 feet away from the show. Leave any area immediately where untrained amateurs are using fireworks.
If you are setting fireworks off at home, follow these safety steps:
Coronado National Forest ranger district and Forest Supervisor offices will be closed for the July 4 holiday on Tuesday. The Sabino Canyon Visitor Center will remain open.
Forest officials expect large numbers of visitors to the Forest’s most popular campgrounds and picnic areas over Fourth of July weekend. Although some rain has fallen in isolated areas of the Forest, most areas are dry, and campfires and smoking are prohibited (see below). The following are tips for safe and enjoyable weekend outings.