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Coconino National Forest

1824 S Thompson St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-2693
+1 928-527-3600
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Named after the Coho Native American people, this forest is two million acres of recreational, lumber, and mining land.
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1824 S Thompson St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-2693
+1 928-527-3600
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether you just fly by and take a photo or actually stop and embrace this wonder of mother nature, the Coconino is just amazing.

Thank coachee1313
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This National forest is huge. We are from the east, so to see a forest without trees was very odd for us. We just drove through this area on our way to other sights.

Thank Mary Chris F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

IF you get out your map of Arizona, and look at Flagstaff, you will see that Flagstaff is right in the midst of this enormous,1.856 million acre National Forest. Sedona and environs are within the Coconino National Forest. Walnut Canyon National Monument is within the...More

1  Thank kanbaatar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sedona, Arizona, an eclectic city in the midst of the Coconino National Forest, presents a wide range of activities and sites that would appeal to all types of adventurers. Regardless if you are single, married, with small or large kids, or retired, there is something...More

1  Thank Pat K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful area to hike, explore caves. We spent several days hiking throughout the forest and saw few people. Perfect weather and beautiful scenery.

Thank janiebak
Reviewed 22 May 2017

A big and nice park, different kind of terrain. You see part of it while driving from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon. There are also hiking paths and camping sites.

Thank mmikko
Reviewed 18 May 2017

You drive thru the Coconino National Forest on your way to the Grand Canyon from Flagstaff, AZ. It is a wonderful introduction to the beauty to be found in the area. Awesome.

Thank Dee S
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Coconino National Forest covers a massive area that extends from the deserts and butter of Sedona to the pine forests surrounding Flagstaff. You can hike the desert trails and climb the buttes around Sedona and enjoy the snow capped San Francisco Peaks all in the...More

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 14 May 2017

The park is well maintained and there are a number of places to stop and enjoy the park. Be patient as you drive through. Narrow road with slow traffic.

Thank s_w9mm
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We have camped, hiked, shot, and ridden dual sport motorcycles in Coconino over a few years; I'm writing this review while camped there, in fact (great cell coverage in many areas!). Be sure to get a "motor vehicle use map" from the Forest Service in...More

Thank VespagirL55
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Are there any red rocks within 5 miles of the city of Flagstaff? If not red rocks, then any particular scenic walking trails easily accessible from a main road? We will be without a car and will only have ~4 hours of daylight while in town. Anywhere we can go by Uber? Thanks.
23 November 2016|
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Response from gstephenson147 | Reviewed this property |
4 hour do-ables: Going south take Hwy 89A to Sedona, 30 miles away. Red Rock country, takes 1 hr to drive thru Oak Creek Canyon to Sedona. Gorgeous. Going east, about 4 miles out to Oak Creek Canyon. Ancient Indian... More
So would anyone care to be a logical person and post some prices for admission? Every aspect of this park is online but the prices.
24 October 2016|
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Response from rockdocker | Reviewed this property |
All National Forests are free ....
What is the best general time to view the changing colors of the trees. I'll be driving from Phoenix and will only have one weekend to spare, so I'm trying to get as close to the colors as possible. Any help is greatly appreciated!
13 August 2015|
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Response from knitdr | Reviewed this property |
I haven't been there in the fall, but I would recommend that you look at the US forest service website where there is a phone number to call.