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Posted on: June 13, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Closure of Buffalo Park, some City open spaces and FUTS entrances

Buffalo Park and the Schultz Creek Natural Area are closed until further notice due to the Pipeline Fire. The Observatory Mesa Natural Area is also closed until further notice due to being surrounded by the Coconino National Forest Temporary Area Closure. 


Flagstaff Urban Trail System (FUTS) entrances into the National Forest Temporary Area Closure are also closed. To view a map of the City of Flagstaff closures of FUTS entrances and open spaces, please visit


Picture Canyon Natural and Cultural Preserve remains open to the public. 


Please visit the United States Forest Service website for more information on the boundaries of the Coconino National Forest Temporary Area Closure:


Refer to Coconino County’s Pipeline Fire website for up-to-date information:


For questions related to the City of Flagstaff closures, please contact Parks and Recreation Manager Amy Hagin at or (928) 213-2164.

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