A group of hikers and a family on horseback had to be rescued in separate incidents after getting lost in mountains in Cochise County, the sheriff’s department said.
The thousands of visitors who come to Tucson every year to see the world famous Sabino Canyon Glacier will be greeted by disappointment this month. It's so hot the glacier is receding.
The Forest Service has temporarily closed a portion of a popular trail in the Catalina Mountains for public safety due to a mountain lion's behavior.
Wonderlands of natural beauty and adventure await in the mountains and deserts around Tucson - but so do potential dangers.
Most of Arizona's national forests will impose fire restrictions for the Memorial Day weekend as the state enters the long, dry period before monsoon moisture arrives in early July and the potential for wildfires increases.
A wildfire east of Nogales, Ariz., has consumed about 2,500 acres and is 5 percent contained, officials said Monday morning.
A wildfire burning about 5 miles east of the Nogales, Ariz., airport has charred about 450 acres, officials said Saturday. The Soldier Basin Fire was burning in steep, rocky terrain, mainly grass and brush.
After another dry winter across much of the West, fire officials are poised for a tough wildfire season that will be even more challenging because federal budget cuts mean fewer firefighters on the ground, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said Monday.
PHOENIX - High winds and low humidity are creating a danger for the upcoming fire season, especially for Southeastern Arizona, the state forester said Thursday.
Catalina State Park — a preserve of grand desert landscapes and curvaceous canyons set against a backdrop of the craggy Catalina Mountains — turns 30 years old this month.
A wildfire west of Nogales, Ariz., has burned about 160 acres, according to Coronado National Forest officials.
A springtime walk on the Pima Canyon Trail can be a bonanza of beauty - and also a bit of a bummer.
Today’s road condition report from Pima County’s Transportation Department:
Southeastern Arizona forests are facing an above-normal threat of wildfires in the coming months - unless we see lots more of the rainy weather we've had recently, officials warn.
Towering cliffs, evergreen forests and grand views across the San Pedro River Valley reward hikers who try a new trail segment in the Catalina Mountains.
The federal government won't make a decision on the Rosemont Mine as expected next month and it's not clear when it will, the Coronado National Forest's chief said Friday in announcing the latest of many delays for the $1.23 billion project.
PRESCOTT — Christmas is two months away but anyone wanting to cut their own tree already can get a permit.
Regardless of the legality or questionable sense of target shooting on forest lands near the highway, leaving debris like this behind is prohibited.
Target shooters have been blasting away within 40 yards of the busy Catalina Highway - rattling the nerves of passing drivers and prompting some to report shots fired to authorities.