Two Arizona state parks closing ThursdayPosted: Updated:
PHOENIX -- Arizona State Parks says two parks chosen for temporary closing because of budget cuts will be shuttered at 5 p.m. tomorrow.
Those parks are Tonto Natural Bridge near Payson and Jerome Historic in Jerome. Buildings at both of those parks need urgent repairs.
The Parks Board Friday also authorized closing a third park, McFarland Historic in Florence, but McFarland already is closed because of structural problems.
Parks officials have said more park closings are almost certain because of budget cuts.
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