As per news release by Kaibab National Forest, the following changes go into effect on Friday, June 6, 2014, 8am.
“WILLIAMS, Ariz. – The Kaibab National Forest is taking additional steps to reduce the risk of preventable human-caused fires. As of Friday (June 6) at 8 a.m. the North Kaibab Ranger District will enter campfire and smoking restrictions, and the Williams Ranger District will close the Bill Williams Mountain Watershed to public entry.
Under the North Kaibab Ranger District’s campfire and smoking restrictions, which are also known as Stage 1 fire restrictions, fires, campfires, charcoal, coal and wood stoves will be allowed in developed campgrounds only. The restrictions will also limit smoking to within enclosed vehicles or buildings or in developed campgrounds.
On the Williams Ranger District, which is already under Stage II fire restrictions, the Bill Williams Mountain Watershed will be closed to public entry. This includes hiking, horseback riding, driving, camping and all other recreational and industrial activities…”
More information about this change can be read on the news release here.