4x4Wire Discussions

Featuring news and information about OHV recreation and environment issues around the nation.

Discussions tagged Arizona

OHV Riders: Stay safe, ride responsibly this Fourth of July

Always wear your helmet when hitting the trail PHOENIX — With the weekends surrounding the Fourth of July quickly approaching, the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) reminds everyone planning to hit the trails on off-highway vehicles (OHV) to be safe and ride responsibly. AZGFD officers and ...

Dry Conditions Trigger Fire Restrictions in Central and Western Arizona

Phoenix, Ariz. (May 31, 2017) – Effective Thursday, June 1, the Bureau of Land Management Phoenix District, the Prescott National Forest, and the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management will implement campfire and smoking restrictions in central and western Arizona. In coordination, Yavap...

Monument review could help Arizona

President Trump's Executive Order calling for a review of expansive executive land designations under the Antiquities Act of 1906 has predictably generated a volume of debate and dire predictions. Missing from the discussion is thoughtful dialogue about the critical role of multiple-use management i...

Prescribed burns planned next week

Flagstaff, Ariz., April 21, 2017 — Fire managers are planning several prescribed burn projects next week across Coconino National Forest that will produce visible smoke near Flagstaff and possibly the Stoneman Lake area from Monday through Thursday. These prescribed burns are conducted in order to ...

Public comment sought to help develop revised Tonto Forest Plan

Comment period ends May 22 The Tonto National Forest on April 6 published in the Federal Register a Notice of Intent to develop the Revised Tonto National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan and associated Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). Forest Plans are used to guide management of the N...

Coconino National Forest publishes revised Motor Vehicle Use Map

Flagstaff, Ariz., April 17, 2017, — On Friday, the Coconino National Forest issued a revised Motor Vehicle Use Map for 2017 which shows all of the roads, trails and areas open to motor vehicle use on the forest. The Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) is re-issued each year, is free to the public, and can...

Final decision released on Soldier Pass motorized use proposal

Sedona, Ariz., March 27, 2017 — A final decision has been made by Coconino National Forest regarding the Soldier Pass motorized use proposal, which should reduce the volume of motorized traffic in the area and reduce the conflicts that are occurring as a result of this use. Based on the Environme...

Limited recreation sites in Flagstaff Ranger District opening early

Flagstaff, Ariz., March 28, 2017 — This spring the Flagstaff Ranger District is opening some recreation sites earlier than usual with limited amenities.  Lower Lake Mary Picnic Area is now open Saturdays and Sundays until April 10, when it will open for the entire week.  The picnic area is day use ...

Soft, wet forest roads still closed, strand motorists

Flagstaff, Ariz., March 28, 2017 — Everyone knows spring follows winter, which means mud season follows snow season. Many roads in the Coconino National Forest are still closed until the snowbanks melt and the soil dries out.  This year the Coconino NF has numerous people ignoring closed gates and ...

AZGFD, Governor’s Office of Highway Safety to target impaired boat, OHV operators

PHOENIX — The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AGFD) will enhance its efforts to target removal of impaired watercraft and off-highway vehicle (OHV) operators from Arizona’s recreation areas through a partnership with the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. AGFD was awarded nearly $46,000 in gran...
4x4Wire.com

OutdoorWire, 4x4Wire, JeepWire, TrailTalk, MUIRNet-News, and 4x4Voice are all trademarks and publications of OutdoorWire, Inc. and MUIRNet Consulting. Copyright (c) 1999-2020 OutdoorWire, Inc and MUIRNet Consulting - All Rights Reserved, no part of this publication may be reproduced in any form without express written permission. You may link freely to this site, but no further use is allowed without the express written permission of the owner of this material. All corporate trademarks are the property of their respective owners.