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, from southwestern desert to alpine tundra. Explore mountains and canyons, fish in small lakes, and wade in lazy creeks and streams.
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If you are experiencing smoke impacts from a fire on the Coconino NF, please submit a smoke report or complaint and we will get your information to fire managers and forest leadership.
Notes & Notices
Fee-Free WeekendPresidents' Day Weekend is fee-free on the Red Rock Ranger District! The Red Rock Pass requirement is waived at heritage sites, picnic spots, trailheads, and all other Red Rock Pass locations.
Trails Projects Red Rock Ranger District is seeking feedback on the proposed development of new trails in Sedona and the Verde Valley. See the District Ranger's trails proposal letter [PDF, 535 kB] and maps [PDF, 4.4 MB] outlining the proposed trail projects.
JobsSummer Seasonal Hiring is happening now. Learn how to find and apply for positions with the Coconino National Forest.
Winter ClosuresWinter Road Closures: Watch Road Status and Alerts and Notices for updated information about winter season closures. Also note, roads around Sedona may close temporarily based on current weather conditions.
Open for CommentProposed Changes to Road and Area Designations: Read about proposed changes to road, trail, camping corridor, and other area designations for motor vehicle use on the Coconino National Forest. Public comments are welcome!
The Coconino National Forest is considering changes to which roads, trails, and areas are open to motor vehicle use on the Forest and would like your input. Over the years, the Forest has used public feedback to modify road, trail and area designations to better support a fun, safe, and ecologically sustainable motorized roads system. Read more details, access project documents, and download an interactive map of the proposed changes.