Coconino National Forest closes multiple campground sites to stop spread

Coconino National Forest closes multiple campground sites to stop spread
Thursday’s report brings the total number of cases since the outbreak began in South Carolina to 16,441. (Source: WIS)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - The Coconino National Forest Supervisor, Laura Jo West signed an order to close multiple campgrounds to slow the spread of COVID-19.

The Following sites will be closed from June 27, 2020 until October 31, 2020, or until rescinded, whichever comes first:

  • Red Rock Visitor Center
  • Palatki Heritage Site
  • V-V Heritage Site
  • Chavez Crossing Group Campground
  • Clear Creek Group Campground
  • Dairy Spring Group Campground
  • Elks Group Campground
  • Long Valley W.C. Group Campground
  • Moqui Group Campground
  • O’Leary Group Campground
  • Knoll Lake Campground
  • Rock Crossing Campground
  • Apache Maid Cabin
  • Crescent Moon Cabin
  • Fossil Creek (including Waterfall, Irving, 502/708 jct., Homestead (upper & lower), Fossil Bridge, Tonto
  • Bench, Mazatzal, and Childs)
  • Lawrence Crossing Dispersed Camping
  • Lava River Cave

Those who violate the order could face a fine of $5,000 for individuals and $10,000 for organizations, or six months in jail.

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