Fire Restrictions on Coconino & Kaibab National Forests

Due to key criteria being met for restrictions, the Coconino National Forest and Kaibab National Forest will enter Stage 1 campfire and smoking restrictions on Friday, May 14 at 8 a.m. in an effort to protect public health by reducing the number of preventable human-caused wildfires. Under Stage 1 restrictions, fires, campfires, charcoal, coal and wood stoves are prohibited, except within a […]

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US House of Representatives Passes Grand Canyon Protection Act

The Grand Canyon Protection Act passed the U.S House of Representatives today! This important conservation legislation would protect the Arizona Trail from dangerous uranium mining north and south of Grand Canyon National Park. Thank you, Congressman Raul Grijalva, and all Representatives who voted in favor of the Act (Gallego, Kirkpatrick, O’Halleran, Stanton). Now, it’s on to the Senate. Please encourage your […]

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Ask Arizona’s Senators to Support the Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act

Please join the Arizona Trail Association in urging Senator Martha McSally to protect Grand Canyon by co-sponsoring the Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act (S.3127). The bill, which already passed the House in a bi-partisan manner, was introduced in the U.S. Senate late last year by Senator Kyrsten Sinema. The Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act would protect over 1 million acres […]

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Forest Thinning on the Kaibab National Forest East of Tusayan

Beginning August 26, the Kaibab National Forest will be removing hazardous fuels from the forest near the Arizona Trail between Russell Tank and Grandview Lookout Tower along the Coconino Rim Passage #36. Heavy equipment operators will not be on the Arizona Trail, however visitors can expect to see and hear machinery working in the forest within close proximity to the […]

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