The following recreational lakes and camp site areas shall remain CLOSED:
Drift Fence Lake
Christmas Tree Lake
Bonito Prairie Stock Tank
The Black River North: Black River Crossing to Rattlesnake Point
Roads within this area, including the R55 Road are closed to the local public. Such roads shall remain open for fire-fighting professionals and individuals on official business, such as relevant Tribal Programs and personnel, Timber harvesting and hauling activities (equipped with fire mitigation measures), WMAT licensed Game & Fish Bear & Lion Outfitters (equipped with fire mitigation measures), and Livestock Associations.
All popular recreational lakes and campsites located on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation shall remain open to the public throughout the summer, subject to the existing Stage 2 Fire Restrictions. All back-country sites on the Reservation will be closed until further notice with an exception for Law Enforcement, Game & Fish Rangers, and the Tribal Forest Ranger. This Executive Order will be strictly enforced due to the unexpected dry weather that has created conditions conducive to accidental or lightning-ignited fires.
Restricted area includes the areas within the following boundary:
East by the Fort Apache Indian Reservation Boundary;
South by the Black River;
West by Whiteriver, State Route 73, Road B65 (Lester Oliver's to Forest Dale), North along US Route 60;
North by the Fort Apache Indian Reservation Boundary;
Traffic will not be allowed on R55 beyond the junction at Rock Creek (R55 & R30);
Traffic will not be allowed on Y70 beyond Seven Mile Hill.
Black River: Black River Crossing to Rattlesnake Point
The following recreational lakes and camp site areas shall remain OPEN:
Big Bear Lake
Little Bear Lake
Earl Park Lake
Lower Log Campsites
Upper Log Campsites
East Fork of the White River
Black River South: Amos Wash to the Salt River
Note: Any lake or site not listed above shall be deemed closed.
Roads that are used as boundaries of this area will remain open to public traffic.