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Arizona NPS Area Press Release
Updated: Jan. 6, 2015 (4 years, 1 month ago)
Arizona NPS Area Information
Updated: July 13, 2018 (7 months ago)
Year Round Regulations:
Note: Seasonal conditions may require that more activities be prohibited or restricted. Contact the location you will be visiting for the latest information.
FIREWORKS ARE ALWAYS PROHIBITED IN NATIONAL PARK SERVICE UNITS.
Canyon de Chelly National Monument – Campfires are permitted only in designated areas in the grills provided. Firewood collecting is prohibited.
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument - Campfires are prohibited.
Chiricahua National Monument - Fires are permitted only in the grills provided in designated areas in the campground and at picnic areas. Firewood collecting is prohibited.
Coronado National Monument – Charcoal fires are permitted only in the grills in the picnic area.
Fort Bowie National Historic Site - Fires are permitted only in the grills provided in designated areas in the campground and at picnic areas. Firewood collecting is prohibited.
The following areas are designated open for campfires: ● In provided fire receptacles only at Wahweap, Bullfrog, Halls Crossing, and Lees Ferry Campgrounds and at campsites along the Colorado River between Glen Canyon Dam and Lees Ferry. ● Along Lake Powell’s shoreline below high water level (3700 feet), except within the Wahweap, Dangling Rope, Bullfrog, Halls Crossing, or Lees Ferry developed areas. ● Above Lake Powell’s high water level (3700 feet) within Glen Canyon NRA, except within the watershed drainage of the Escalante River and in the Orange Cliffs Special Management Area.
Designated areas for collection of dead wood on the ground for firewood - The following is permitted: ● Driftwood may be collected from the shoreline of Lake Powell for campfires. ● Dead and down wood may be collected elsewhere in the recreation area for campfires except for thos elands within the watershed drainage of the Escalante River and in the Orange Cliffs Special Management Area.
The following is prohibited: ● Fires or open flames, including those used in heating, lighting or cooking within 300 feet (100 yards) of all archeological sites, at all fuel docks, and at all marinas, except within the galleys or on grills of vessels moored at marinas. ● Burning or attempting to burn any material other than wood. ● Leaving trash in the fire pits after departing site. All trash must be removed prior to departing the site. ● Glass in the fire pit. ● Having a fire that exceeds four feet in height and width.
Grand Canyon National Park - Grand Canyon year-round regulations require that a campfire always be in a designated fire ring within maintained campground. Inner canyon users can use gas cook stoves, but campfires and other open fires are never allowed below the rim. River users should follow the conditions of their permit regarding fires along the Colorado River. Firewood collecting is prohibited.
Hubbell Trading Post National Monument - Campfires are prohibited. Camp stoves are permitted at picnic areas.
Lake Mead National Recreation Area - No fireworks are allowed within Lake Mead National Recreation, not even sparklers. Wood and charcoal fires are allowed in grills at developed picnic areas or campgrounds and at shorelines 100 feet from vegetation.
The lighting or maintaining of fires is generally prohibited, except as established in the following designated areas and/or receptacles and under the conditions as noted:
• Designated Areas: - Gas powered grills are permitted on houseboats and within developed areas. Fires are permitted in grills, fire rings, portable stoves, portable barbecues, and portable fireplaces in all campgrounds and picnic areas. - Campfires are permitted throughout the backcountry. • Fire size must be less than three feet in diameter • Fires must be at least ten feet from the nearest beach logs, structure, or vegetation • Chemically treated wood, painted wood, wood with nails or staples shall not be used • Fires must be above ground (no pit fires) and attended at all times • Fires must be completely extinguished with water, doused and stirred. Fires should not be covered with sand; as it will insulate the heat and create an unseen danger for wildlife and visitors • Rock Rings must be deconstructed and refuse must be removed from beach after visit • Debris burning is not permitted • When shoreline camping, all charcoal ashes must be packed out and disposed of in park trash receptacles after ensuring that they are completely extinguished.
You must bring your own wood unless it is driftwood found below the high water line.
Dead wood on the ground, including driftwood, may be collected for use as fuel for campfires in the park where allowed. This activity is prohibited when a Fire Closure is issued. • Dead wood on the ground may be collected for use as fuel for campfires within the park in the following areas: • Driftwood may be collected from below the high waterline and used in campfires within the recreation area. • Dead and downed wood, on the ground, may be collected and used for campfires on the Shivwits Plateau.
Restrictions - Pearce Ferry - Fires are prohibited within developed areas and within ¼ mile of Pearce Ferry Access Road. Fires are prohibited within the Pearce Ferry Launch Ramp Harbor Area. - A permit is required when a campfire is built within 100 feet of an adjacent archeological site to include rock art done by Native Americans. - A permit is required to use, possess, store, transport explosives, blasting agents. - A permit is required to use or possess fireworks.
Montezuma Castle National Monument - Smoking is restricted to designated areas only. Gas stoves are permitted only at the Montezuma Well picnic area. No ash producing fires are allowed.
Navajo National Monument– Campfires are not permitted.
Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument – Fires are permitted only in the grills provided in designated areas. Firewood collecting is prohibited.
Petrified Forest National Park- The use of solar, propane/butane, white gas fueled stoves and charcoal-type grills are allowed in designated picnic areas at Chinde point and Rainbow Forest. Only solar, propane/butane, and white gas fueled stoves are allowed in wilderness camping areas. As always, campfires and the use or possession of fireworks are prohibited
Pipe Springs National Monument - Campfires are prohibited.
Saguaro National Park - Campfires are permitted in established fire rings in designated wilderness campsites, government provided grills, or self-contained grills or stoves in designated picnic areas and campgrounds. (No government-provided grills are present at Douglas Springs and Grass Shack campgrounds; fires are prohibited at these locations.) No other fires are allowed in either district.
Dead wood on the ground may only be collected for use as fuel for campfires within the park in the following areas: within ½ mile of Manning Camp, Spud Rock, Juniper Basin and Happy Valley wilderness campgrounds.
Use and possession of fireworks is never allowed.
Sunset Crater National Monument - Campfires are permitted in designated areas only. Firewood collecting is prohibited. Discard cigarettes only in ashtrays - never along roads or trails.
Tonto National Monument – Campfires are prohibited. Camp stoves are permitted at picnic areas.
Tumacacori National Historical Park – Campfires are prohibited. Camp stoves are permitted at picnic areas.
Tuzigoot National Monument - Smoking is restricted to designated areas only. No ash producing fires are allowed.
Walnut Canyon National Monument - Campfires are permitted in designated areas only. Firewood collecting is prohibited. Discard cigarettes only in ashtrays - never along roads or trails.
Wupatki National Monument - Campfires are permitted in designated areas only. Firewood collecting is prohibited. Discard cigarettes only in ashtrays - never along roads or trails.