mkitchen wrote:Coon Bluff would be great but it seems to be open for camping only prior to holidays.
You're right Mikey! They appear to have changed the rules this year. Last year it was open any night of the week between October 15 and April 15. When they changed the rules, I think that they worded it very poorly on the Forest Service website: http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/tonto/nu ... 9&actid=43
http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/tonto/null/recarea/?recid=35399&actid=43 wrote:Day use only. Overnight use is allowed on Friday and Saturday nights and Sunday nights before the following holidays: Columbus Day, Martin Luther King Jr’s Birthday (observed), and Presidents Day (observed). Overnight use will also be allowed on Thanksgiving Day through Saturday night.
I believe that they mean (interpreted from Exemption #5 in this order: http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOC ... 520991.pdf
Overnight use is allowed on Friday and Saturday nights between October 1 and March 31. In addition, Sunday nights are allowed before the following holidays: ....... Overnight use will also be allowed on Thanksgiving.