Coconino National Forest


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Coconino National Forest

Address:1824 S Thompson St
Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Phone:928-527-3600
Fax:928-527-3620
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r3/coconino
Size: 1,821,495 acres.
Location:Northern Arizona. Accessible by US 89 and 89A. Nearby cities/towns include Camp Verde, Clarkdale, Flagstaff, and Sedona.
Facilities:3 cabins, 22 campgrounds, 5 group camps, dispersed camping, boat ramps, trails (300+ miles), 4 ski areas, scenic drives, ORV area (13,500 acres at Cinder Hill).
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, canoeing, rafting, hiking, horseback riding, ORV riding, cross-country and downhill skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling.
Special Features:Includes Arizona's highest point at 12,633 feet atop Mount Humphreys; Oak Creek Canyon, with red and pink sandstone cliffs; Mogollan Rim, a rugged escarpment that forms the southern limit of the Colorado Plateau.

See other parks in Arizona.
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The Government Intends To Award A Single Contract For Forest Service Road 556/418 Road Improvement On The Flagstaff Ranger District Of The Coconino National Forest,
The 5-mile trek winds through Coconino National Forest, with stop-and-stare views of terraced sandstone formations, and plenty of quiet moments to sneak up on grazing deer.
The example of PPGIS for the Coconino National Forest in Arizona provides evidence for this conclusion.
For some welcome downtime we checked in to the gorgeous Enchantment Resort, a sprawling hideaway surrounded by the Coconino National Forest in Boynton Canyon.
In the featherweight sapling division, five new champions weighed in with 30-something points: littleleaf leucaena (38 points, Pima County, Arizona), Gregg ash (37 points, Big Bend National Park, Texas), purple-osier willow (33 points, Monroe County, New York), Virginia stewartia (33 points, Chesapeake County, Virginia), and birchleaf cercocarpus (30 points, Coconino National Forest, Arizona).
Topography on the study site in Coconino National Forest varied from flat to steep hills, with elevations of 2,070-2,160 m.
For the better part of a century, this Arizona cypress had weathered droughts, lightning, hungry insects, and withering heat while its trunk and that of a larger cousin several feet away defined a hairpin turn on a 4x4 trail in the Coconino National Forest surrounding Sedona, Arizona.
Meanwhile, the Phoenix Zoo and the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum near Tucson are cautiously breeding the last remaining frogs from the Coconino National Forest and the Santa Rita Mountains in Arizona for reestablishment at multiple sites.
5 million gallons per day of chemically treated raw sewage to create fake snow on portions of the San Francisco Peaks in Coconino National Forest.
In 1996, the Horseshoe and Hochderffer wildfires burned 10,022 ha in the Coconino National Forest 48 km northwest of Flagstaff, Arizona (35[degrees] 37'50" N, 111[degrees] 79'62" W).
Today, the Forest Service is threatening sacred places and traditional customs of a score of Indian nations with its proposed expansion of the Arizona Snowbowl at San Francisco Peaks in the Coconino National Forest.
Greg Bressani, a Coconino National Forest ranger, was providing this impromptu concert as he stood by a wall of the Palatki Ruins.