Stage 2 campfire and smoking restrictions are going into effect on state and federal lands throughout Southern and Southeastern Arizona starting Wednesday, May 25, 2022.
Agencies entering Stage 2 restrictions include:
– Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Gila District within: Cochise, Graham, Greenlee, Pima, Pinal and Santa Cruz Counties
– All districts of the Coronado National Forest
– Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management for State Trust Lands within: Cochise, Graham, Greenlee, Pima, Pinal, and Santa Cruz Counties.
Beginning May 25, 2022, and until rescinded, the following are prohibited:
– Building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire, campfire, charcoal, coal, or wood stove fire, including within developed campgrounds or improved sites. Pressurized liquid or gas stoves, lanterns, and heaters with shut-off devices are allowed. When using a portable stove, make sure the area is clear of grasses and other fine fuels
– Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or building. Smoking is prohibited in all federal buildings.
– Discharging a firearm, including target shooting, except while engaged in a lawful hunt pursuant to state, federal, or tribal laws and regulations
– Mechanical and industrial prohibitions: operating any internal combustion engine off designated roadways, welding or operating acetylene or other torch with an open flame, and using an explosive.
– 𝐅𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐞𝐱𝐩𝐥𝐨𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐠𝐞𝐭𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐧𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐨𝐰𝐞𝐝 𝐨𝐧 𝐟𝐞𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐥 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐓𝐫𝐮𝐬𝐭 𝐋𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐬.
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Use this Interactive Map to help determine who manages the lands where you plan to recreate:
Arizona National Forests – [Green]:
Bureau of Land Management – Arizona – [Yellow]:
Arizona National Parks – [Purple]:
Bureau of Indian Affairs – Western Region – [Orange]:
Arizona Wildlife Refuges – [Sage]:
Arizona Department of Forestry & Fire Management – [Blue]:
Arizona State Land Trust – [Blue]:
Arizona State Parks – [Blue]: