Important New: Alto Pit OHV Recreation Area Closed September 25-27

    PRESCOTT, AZ – September 23, 2021 – Prescott National Forest will close the Alto Pit OHV Area to the public Sunday, September 26th for safety reasons and the Alto Pit OHV Campground will be closed Saturday,  September 25th through Monday, September 27th. Central Arizona Trials has contacted the Forest Service for a Special Use Permit to hold a motorcycle trials event at Alto Pit. For more information on Central Arizona  Trials visit  

    Visitors looking for a developed OHV Area for this weekend can use the Hayfield Draw OHV Area in  Camp Verde. Hayfield Draw is located about 8 miles from Camp Verde on State Highway 260 towards  Cottonwood.  

    Alto Pit will be open to the public on Tuesday, September 28, 2021.  Visitors can obtain additional information by visiting the Prescott National Forest Website: or by following us on Facebook or Twitter. 

    Public Affairs Officer: Debbie Maneely 

    (928) 777-2212 

    [email protected] 

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