July 4 Restrictions Scheduled for Phoenix Desert Preserves

Theo nguồn tin của trên mạng phoenix.gov July 1, 2013 The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department will again restrict vehicle access this July 4 to all the city’s desert preserves and trailheads starting at 3 p.m. to reduce fire danger. Park rangers will close all gates at 3 p.m. to South Mountain Park, Phoenix Mountains Preserve, Phoenix Mountains Park and Recreation Area, Camelback Mountain, North Mountain, Sonoran Preserve and Papago Park including areas west of Galvin Parkway. Fire bans remain in effect. Following is a list of regulations that will apply on July 4 at the preserves and desert parks: – No fireworks – No open fires (part of ongoing fire ban) – No charcoal fires, even in established picnic areas (gas grills are permitted) (part of ongoing fire ban) – No alcoholic beverages – No glass beverage containers – No smoking outside an enclosed vehicle (part of ongoing fire ban) The Parks and Recreation Department also wants to remind residents that the desert parks and preserves do not provide good visibility for fireworks displays and encourage residents to attend one of the city’s official Independence Day fireworks displays. More information on the July 4 desert preserve restrictions is available by phone at 602-495-5458. More information on official Parks and Recreation Department Independence Day celebrations is available online at phoenix.gov/parks. Media Contact: General Information David Urbinato 602-495-5458 602-262-4994


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