Alerts & Notices

Below are any Alerts, Notices and Closures that are in effect on Coconino National Forest. If you have any questions regarding any of this information, please contact the appropriate Ranger Station:

  • Flagstaff Ranger Station: 928-526-0866
  • Red Rock Ranger Station: 928-282-4119
  • Mogollon Rim Ranger Station: 928-477-2255
  • Forest Supervisor's Office: 928-527-3600


Additional resources:

  • Forest Orders: Regional and Forest Orders that restrict use or close ares of the Coconino National Forest
  • Road Status: List of the open/closed status of the most frequently used Forest roads in each District





  • Fossil Creek Road closure Monday, April 25 through Saturday, April 30, 2016
  • Sections of Arizona, Secret, Weatherford Trails in Schultz Pass area
  • Winter road closures throughout the Forest
  • Ladders bald eagle breeding area closure along Verde River
  • Cinch Hook Pit permanent closure
  • Fossil Creek Road Partial Closure (Indefinite)
  • Direct access to Cinder Hills OHV Area from Sunset Crater-Wupatiki Loop Closed

Public Notices

Glass container prohibition for Oak Creek Canyon renewed

Glass containers are prohibited on Forest lands within 300 feet of the streamside of Oak Creek, from the Highway 89A bridge at the confluence of Pumphouse Wash and Oak Creek downstream (south) to Red Rock Crossing in Sedona. This order has been renewed through December 15, 2017. For more information see Order 04-15-12-R: Glass Containers Prohibited in Oak Creek Area (PDF) in Forest Orders.

Camping and Campfire restrictions, Wet Beaver Creek

Forest Order 04-15-06-R restricts fires, campfires, and stove fires in portions of  Wet Beaver Creek, Wet Beaver Wilderness, Bell Trail, Apache Maid Trail, White Mesa Trail, Weir Trail, Beaver Creek Campground, and Beaver Creek Ranger Station.

For full details, boundary description, and a map of the restricted area, please refer to Order 04-15-06-F (PDF, 1.5 MB) posted in Forest Orders. This order is in effect until August 12, 2017.

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