The Coconino National Forest is located in the center of Arizona
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The Coconino National Forest is one of the most diverse National Forests in the country with landscapes ranging from the famous Red Rocks of Sedona to Ponderosa Pine Forests, to alpine tundra. Explore mountains and canyons, fish in forest lakes and wade in lazy creeks and streams.


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  • Image of low water at Blue Ridge boat ramp As of Friday Aug 22, C.C. Cragin (Blue Ridge) Reservoir and Forest Road  751 are closed for public safety until Spring 2015. Rock Crossing Campground nearby will remain open for the 2014 season. 
     

 

 

  • Ashurst Lake boat ramp is closed due to extremely low water that has produced hazards, ruts and objects that can cause damage to boat trailers.

 

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Features

Guided Hikes to Celebrate Wilderness Act 50th Anniverary

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The Coconino National Forest will be hosting four hikes in local Wilderness areas every Sunday throughout the month of September. September 3rd 2014 marks the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Wilderness Act in 1964. This Act established the National Wilderness Preservation System, outlining areas of public land that should be saved from development and human interference. These areas are left untouched for the enjoyment of the American people, with opportunities for solitude and primitive recreation. Come out and enjoy the lasting effects of this great legacy!


Walnut Canyon Special Study

Walnut Canyon

The U.S. Forest Service and the National Park Service jointly conducted a special study to explore management options for an area of land surrounding Walnut Canyon National Monument.


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