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9:17 AM Mon, Nov. 19th

Improvement work set for this week at three campgrounds

Prescott National Forest is in the process of chip sealing and restriping the White Spar, Hilltop and Eagle Ridge campgrounds.  To complete the work, each site will be closed temporarily. 

White Spar and Hilltop campgrounds will close at noon on Monday, Aug. 31, re-opening by Friday, Sept. 4.  Temporary closure of Eagle Ridge is anticipated the following week, according to a news release. 

Weather could delay completion or change the closure dates.  For current information on campground closures, call the Bradshaw Ranger District at 928-443-8000. 

Alternate campground opportunities include:  Yavapai, Lower Wolf Creek, Mingus Mountain, Potato Patch, Powell Springs and Alto Pit, the Forest Service news release states.

Visitors of the Prescott National Forest can obtain additional information via the following:

• Prescott NF Forest website: www.fs.usda.gov/prescott.

• Bradshaw Ranger District, 928-443-8000.

• Chino Valley Ranger District, 928-777-2200.

• Verde Ranger District, 928-567-4121.