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Fri, Feb. 21

Hours cut back at forest areas for fall and winter, PNF officials decide

Beginning Oct. 1, Prescott National Forest (PNF) officials has reduced day use hours to reflect shorter days heading into fall and winter. Gates open at 7 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. daily through Feb. 28, 2017.

Gated day use areas include:

Lynx Lake Recreation Area: North Shore, South Shore, Lynx Creek Ruin, Salida Gulch and Gold Pan.

Granite Basin Recreation Area: Cayuse, Wekuvde, Boat Launch, Playa and Metate.

Thumb Butte Recreation Area.

For more information, contact: Prescott NF Forest Website:

Or call Bradshaw Ranger District at 928-443-8000, or Chino Valley Ranger District at 928-777-2200.

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