Tonto National Forest

In May 2010 the Tonto National Forest (TNF) completed a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review of the proposed action to authorize mining pre-feasibility activities on the Globe Ranger District in Pinal and Gila Counties, Arizona.

List of invasive species for the Tonto National Forest.

All containment lines on the south, west and east are holding. Yesterday, isolated islands of vegetation burned, sometimes producing smoke visible from State Highway 60. The fire, overall, was less active than in previous days probably due to increased humidity.

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COVER ONLY

Materials that meet the criteria of Freedom of Information Act exemptions are not posted on this website. Culturally sensitive materials not posted here fall under this criteria.

Situated along the Gila-Pinal Scenic Route, this campground is located in the rolling hills near Devil’s Canyon. Large oak shade trees. The surrounding area is known for its numerous bouldering opportunities.

The Legends of Superior Trail connects the historic mining town of Superior with the Arizona Trail, 6 miles to the west. Along the way it passes through the high Sonoran Desert, the remains of the abandoned town of Pinal, and the riparian forest along Queen Creek, all while under the gaze of the majestic Picketpost Mountain to the south and Apache Leap to the east.

List of management indicator species for Tonto National Forest.

List of federal threatened, endangered, and candidate species for Tonto National Forest.

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Email Address Created for Land Exchange Questions

The Southwestern Region Office of Lands and Minerals Management is overseeing and administering the land exchange and appraisal process which includes the 2,422-acre Oak Flat Federal Parcel. All questions about the land exchange and appraisal process should be emailed to SM.FS.rcexinfo@usda.gov

Programmatic Agreement Info

To comply with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, the Tonto National Forest developed a Programmatic Agreement (PA) and included it in Volume 5, Appendix O of the final EIS. The PA was created in cooperation with the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, the State Historic Preservation Office, tribes and other consulting parties. The PA contains an agreed upon process for identifying, evaluating and addressing adverse effects to historic properties associated with this undertaking.

To review Volume 5 and the PA, Download Vol 5 PDF, 27 MB.

Forest Service Point of Contact

John Scaggs
Tonto National Forest
john.scaggs@usda.gov

Apache Leap Special Management Area
Apache Leap SMA website