Welcome to the Coconino National Forest

Land of diverse vistas

From the famous red rocks of Sedona to Ponderosa pine forests, from southwestern desert to alpine tundra, the Coconino National Forest is one of the most diverse and unforgettable destinations in the country.

See it all.

One of the most diverse National Forests in the country with changing landscapes and activities around every corner. Explore mountains and canyons, fish in small lakes, and wade in lazy creeks and streams. Bring your camera and don't forget your swim suit, hiking shoes, and fishing pole... Come and see!

Plan Your Visit

  • Special Places

    Sunrise on the Coconino

    Scenic Drives, Ancient Cliff Dwellings, Petroglyphs - even an Apollo Training Site! Only on the Coconino!

  • Be Prepared

    trail signs

    You'll want to lose yourself in the adventure, but maps and brochures will help you find your way.

  • Passes/Permits

    Coconino Mitten

    Red Rock Pass, Fuelwood Permits, Events, Research - passes and permits for all your needs.  

Discover More about the Coconino National Forest

 Road Status  Four Forest Restoration Initiative 

Features

Seeking Proposals for Campground and Concession Opportunity

The Coconino National Forest is currently seeking proposals for a campground concession special use permit (SUP) to provide high-quality public services in the operation and maintenance of government-owned recreation facilities.

Learn more about this opportunity and the application process. For further information, please contact Mark Goshorn at 928-203-7525 or mark.goshorn@usda.gov.

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Red Rock Country Trail Maps

View of the red rock formations around Sedona, Arizona

Heading to Sedona or Oak Creek Canyon for to hike, bike, or take the horse out for a ride? Download the new Red Rock Country trails maps! Six maps show detailed trails and recreation site information for Oak Creek Canyon and the Red Rock Country around Sedona. Plus, find recreation guides, trail descriptions, maps, and more!

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