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 closed areas of the Coconino National Forest
  • Road Status: List of the open/closed status of the most frequently used Forest roads in each District

 

 

Alerts


  • Area Closures In Effect!
  • Stage II Fire Restrictions!
  • Sedona No Drone Zone: UAS/UAV Wilderness and Airport flight restrictions

Closures


  • Cinch Hook Pit Area Closure
  • Verde River - Ladders bald eagle breeding area closure
  • Cinch Hook Pit permanent closure. $5,000 fine and/or 6 months jail time.
  • Direct access to Cinder Hills OHV Area from Sunset Crater-Wupatiki Loop Closed

Public Notices

Fossil Creek, Fossil Springs and Stehr Lake: Camping, Campfires, Glass

Two Forest Orders are in effect from October 2 to March 31 prohibiting camping within a specific area, campfires, and glass containers in the Fossil Creek and Fossil Springs Wilderness area. Violators of these orders will be subject to citations and fines.

Key Points

  • The Fossil Creek Wild & Scenic River Area downstream of the dam and upstream of Fossil Creek Bridge is day use only. Camping and overnight use is prohibited within this area.
  • Glass containers are prohibited in the entire Fossil Creek area.
  • Campfires are prohibited in the entire Fossil Creek and Stehr Lake areas.

View the full notice to view the official Forest orders and maps regarding these prohibitions.

FR 89B (Angel Valley): No camping or campfires around Deer Pass TH or Oak Creek

Forest Order 04-17-01-R prohibits camping and campfires along FR 89B (aka Angel Valley Road) around Deer Pass Trailhead or near Oak Creek, See full Forest order for map and details.

 


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