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Arizona State Park Fire Restrictions and Info

Arizona State Parks and Trails follow U.S. Forest Service and Arizona State Fire and Forestry fire restrictions. However, additional restrictions may apply in state park campgrounds.

Woodbury Fire

The Woodbury Fire originated 5 miles NW of Superior in Tonto National Forest. Currently at over 40K acres, this is the largest wildfire yet in 2019. Please click below for more information about the Woodbury Fire.

Woodbury Fire Information

There's an App for That!

The Department of Forestry and Fire Management has up to date information on their website, as well as a mobile app to track wildfires near you. Get updates, notifications, and learn about planned prescribed burns. The free mobile application can be found for iOS users on iTunes and Google Play for Android users by searching Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management. Download it for iOS or Android.

Arizona State Parks & Trails Fire Policy During Any National Or State Fire Restrictions

Arizona Fire RestrictionsThe below park restrictions are enforced during Stage I & II bans at Arizona state park campgrounds:

No fires, campfires, charcoal, coal, and wood stoves. (except using a device that is solely fueled by liquid petroleum or LPG fuels that can be turned on and off in areas that are barren or cleared of all overhead and surrounding flammable materials within three feet of the device.) Propane fire pits and fire bowls are allowed.

  • No smoking (except within an enclosed vehicle or building).
  • No using an explosive.
  • No possessing, discharging, or using any type of firework by pyrotechnic device. Fireworks are always prohibited.
  • No operating a chainsaw or any other equipment powered by an internal combustion engine from the hours of 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. (except generators with an approved spark arresting device within an enclosed vehicle or building or in an area that is barren or cleared of all overhead and surrounding flammable materials within three feet of the generator).
  • No welding or operating an acetylene or other torch with open flame.
  • No operating or using any internal or external combustion engine without a spark arresting device properly installed, maintained, and in effective working order (this does not include motor vehicles. This is aimed at things such as landscaping tools).
  • No discharging firearms, air rifles, or gas guns (except while engaged in a lawful hunt pursuant to state, federal or tribal laws and regulations).
  • No possessing or using a motor vehicle off state lands or roads. Vehicles must stay on roads and cannot drive/park over any vegetation at any time.

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Parks Currently Under Fire Restrictions

Lost Dutchman State Park

Fire restrictions are now in effect. Wood, charcoal, and propane fires are prohibited. Gas and propane stoves are allowed for cooking meals only. Smoking (including e-cigarettes) is prohibited in the park and on trails. Smoking is allowed inside an enclosed vehicle/camper only. Please contact the park at (480) 982-4485 for more information.

Kartchner Caverns State Park

Fire restrictions are in effect. Wood fires are currently banned.

Picacho Peak State Park

Wood, charcoal, and propane fires are prohibited. Gas and propane stoves are allowed for cooking meals only. Smoking (including e-cigarettes) is prohibited in the park and on trails. Smoking is allowed inside an enclosed vehicle/camper only.

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