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Bighorn Fire

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Coronado National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
300 W. Congress St.
Tucson, AZ 85701

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Closure Order and Map 06/07/2020

Bighorn Fire Wildfire
Closures – 6/7/2020

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Order Number: # 03-05-05-20-017


UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

U.S. FOREST SERVICE CORONADO NATIONAL FOREST

SANTA CATALINA RANGER DISTRICT


AREA CLOSURE


PROHIBITIONS

Pursuant to 16 U.S.C. § 551 and 36 C.F.R. § 261.50(a) and (b), the following acts are prohibited on 

the road and within the area described in this Order (the “Restricted Area”) and as depicted on the 

attached map, hereby incorporated into this Order as Exhibit A, within the Santa Catalina Ranger 

District, Coronado National Forest, Pima County, Arizona.

1.   Going into or being upon the restricted area for the protection of public health and safety.

36 C.F.R. § 261.53(e).

2.   Being on a trail.  36 C.F.R. § 261.55(a).


EXEMPTIONS

Pursuant to 36 C.F.R. § 261.50(e), the following persons are exempt from this Order:

1.   Persons with a written Forest Service authorization specifically exempting them from the 

effect of this Order.

2.   Any Federal, State, or Local Officer, or member of an organized rescue or firefighting 

resource in the performance of an official duty.


RESTRICTED AREA

The Restricted Area is within Township 11S , Range 14E, All or portions of Sections 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 

8, 32, 33, and 34 specifically all lands within the Catalina State Park Boundary as depicted in 

Exhibit A of this Order.


The Catalina State Park Restricted Area includes all lands within the park boundary roughly within 

the following description:

From the junction of AZ 77 and Catalina State Park Road west to the Forest boundary.  Follow the 

Forest boundary north and east to the northwest corner marker of T11S R14 E section 26, Then west 

along the section lines to the southwest corner marker of section 28, then north to the

point where AZ 77 crosses the western section line of Section 21.  Then south along AZ 77 to the

junction of Catalina State Park Road.


The Restricted Area also includes the entire length of the following National Forest System Trails:

Romero Trail (FT 8), Pima Canyon Trail (FT 62), Finger Rock Trail (FT 42), Linda Vista (FT

49) Pontatoc Trail (FT 410), Pontatoc Ridge Trail (FT 411)


PURPOSE

The purpose of this Order is to close the area and trails for the protection of public health and

safety during fire suppression operations.


IMPLEMENTATION

1.   This Order will be effective on June 8, 2020 at midnight, and shall remain in effect until the 

Incident Command Post is demobilized, or until rescinded, whichever occurs first.

2.   A map identifying the Restricted Area is attached and made part of this Order as Exhibit A.

3.   Any violation of this prohibition is punishable as a Class B misdemeanor by a fine of not more 

than $5,000 for individuals and $10,000 for organizations, or by imprisonment for not more than six 

(6) months, or both (see 16 U.S.C. § 551, 18 U.S.C. § 3571(b)(6), 18 U.S.C. § 3581 (b)(7)).

4.   Further information regarding this Order may be obtained at the Santa Catalina Ranger District 

located in Tucson, Arizona, telephone number 520-749-7703, and at the Coronado National Forest 

Supervisor’s Office in Tucson, Arizona, telephone number 520-388-8300.

5.   This Order supersedes any previous Orders prohibiting the same acts covered by this Order.

Done at Tucson, Arizona, this 7th  day of June, 2020.


KERWIN S. DEWBERRY

Forest Supervisor

Coronado National Forest



 

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