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.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
The US Forest Service for the first time is flying a drone to assist in fighting an active wildfire, the Maroon fire in Arizona's Coconino National Forest. Such use of drones is geared toward improving fire tanker pilots' safety and battling fires more efficiently, the agency said.
The Red Rock District of the Coconino National Forest receives nearly 4 million visitors a year, almost as many as visit the Grand Canyon, said Ranger Heather Provencio.
Engbring walked past small ravines where wind quickly could carry embers and by the charred remains of a campfire, finally reaching the spot where John Dobson had been living among ponderosa pines in Arizona's Coconino National Forest.
Seven communities were ordered to evacuate Sunday in northern Arizona after a tinder fire continued to grow after breaking out at the Coconino National Forest near Payson.
At the Mogollon Rim at Coconino National Forest, choose from a Douglas fir, white fir, or ponderosa pine.
Mountainaire HFRA Project: environmental assessment: Coconino National Forest, Mormon Lake Ranger District.
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).
Our ability to do this is directly related to the health of the Coconino National Forest. Our permits are issued by the United States Forest Service (USFS) and our actions are monitored by their land managers and compliance officers.
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.