Fire Restrictions at Parks & Recreation

Coconino County enters Stage 3 Fire Restrictions on June 17, 2022

See the table below for more information. Please recreate responsibly.

Interested persons can view all current fire restrictions in Coconino County at coconino.az.gov/firerestrictions.

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What does responsible recreation mean?

Be fire wise! Check out the latest info on local fire restrictions, whether on county lands or national forests, and plan to recreate responsibly. Respecting fire restrictions saves lives and precious assets. You can read more about and practice the Seven Principles of Leave No Trace, too.

Read below for more information on Stages 1-3 Fire Restrictions at Coconino County Parks & Recreation. Allowed and prohibited activities may be different on the unincorporated areas of the County. 

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions at Coconino County Parks & Recreation  
Allowable Activities
Prohibited Activities
Camping permitted only in designated campground. No camping allowed outside of the campground area.
Campfires are allowed in designated fire rings
within the campground only.
No fires allowed outside of the campground area.
Liquid gas stoves for cooking are permitted only on improved surfaces. Charcoal/wood grills are prohibited.
Smoking within an enclosed vehicle, building, or
developed recreation site free of combustible
materials and vegetation. 
 
Vehicle parking permitted on improved surfaces only. Vehicle parking is prohibited on grassy and forested areas.
All internal combustion engines must contain
spark arresting devices and operated in an area (3) feet in diameter of the device that is barren or cleared of all
overhead and surrounding combustible materials.
 
Stage 2 Fire Restrictions at Coconino County Parks & Recreation  
Allowable Activities Prohibited Activities 
Camping permitted only in designated campground. No camping allowed outside of the campground area.
  All campfires are prohibited.
Using a stove, grill, or other manufactured device that is solely fueled by pressurized liquid petroleum or pressurized liquid petroleum gas (LPG) fuels for cooking purposes that can be turned on and turned off (e.g., a gas grill) when used in an area that is barren or cleared of overhead and surrounding combustible materials and vegetation. Charcoal/Wood grills and liquid fuels and/or Liquid petroleum gas fire rings are prohibited. 
Smoking permitted within an enclosed vehicle.
Smoking prohibited outdoors.
Vehicle parking and/or driving permitted only on improved surfaces and/or designated parking areas. Vehicle parking and/or driving is prohibited on grassy, forested, and unimproved/undeveloped areas.
Generators with an approved spark arresting devices and operated in an area (3) feet in diameter of the device that is barren or cleared of all overhead and surrounding combustible materials.   Chainsaws and other small, motorized equipment are prohibited by park users.
Stage 3 Fire Restrictions at Coconino County Parks & Recreation  
Allowable Activities Prohibited Activities 
Camping permitted only in designated campground. No camping allowed outside of the campground area.
  All campfires are prohibited.
  ALL BBQ grills including propane, charcoal/wood grills and liquid fuels and/or Liquid petroleum gas fire rings are prohibited. 
Smoking permitted within an enclosed vehicle. Smoking prohibited outdoors.
Vehicle parking permitted only on improved parking areas. Vehicle parking is prohibited on grassy and forested areas.
  All internally combusted equipment are prohibited from operating.
  No events/activities within unimproved areas of park (Trails, Disc Golf, open space, etc.).

Also in Stage 3 Fire Restrictions: 

Previously scheduled events to be approved by Department at least one week prior to event. 

Trails Closed. 

Coconino County Parks & Recreation Administration Offices at Fort Tuthill County Park will remain open to the public.