Developed recreation sites on Coconino NF exempt from fire restrictions

Release Date: Jun 15, 2016

Contact(s): Coconino National Forest Supervisor's Office 928-527-3600, Media Contact: Brady Smith 928-527-3490, Media Contact: George Jozens 928-527-3412

Crescent Moon RamadaFlagstaff, Arizona — Certain developed recreation sites on the Coconino National Forest are exempt from fire restrictions, which began June 15, 2016 at 8 a.m. across the forest.

Under the restrictions, campfires, charcoal, coal and wood stoves are not allowed throughout the forest—unless in a developed recreation site.  However, fires are never advised anywhere during a Red Flag Warning such as was issued today by the National Weather Service.

The following list includes the only developed recreation sites on the Coconino National Forest exempt from fire restrictions. Note that campfires, and charcoal, coal and wood fires are prohibited at Forest Service rental cabins during Stage I and Stage II fire restrictions.


On the Flagstaff Ranger District (listed in alphabetical order):

  • Ashurst Lake Campground
  • Bonito Campground
  • Canyon Vista Campground
  • Dairy Springs Campground
  • Double Springs Campground
  • Forked Pine Campground
  • Flagstaff Nordic Center Lodge
  • Lake View Campground
  • Locket Meadow Campground
  • Narrows Picnic Area
  • O’leary Group Campground
  • Pine Grove Campground
  • Upper Lake Mary Boating Site


On the Red Rock Ranger District (which includes Oak Creek Canyon):

  • Banjo Bill Day-Use Site
  • Beaver Creek Day-Use Site
  • Bootlegger Day-Use Site
  • Cave Springs Campground
  • Chavez Group Site Campground
  • Clear Creek Campground
  • Crescent Moon Ranch Day-Use Site
  • Encinoso Day-Use Site
  • Grasshopper Point Day-Use Site
  • Halfway Day-Use Site
  • Lawrence Crossing Campground
  • Manzanita Campground
  • Pine Flats Campground


On the Mogollon Rim Ranger District:

  • Blue Ridge Campground
  • Clints Well Campground
  • Moqui Group Site Campground
  • Rock Crossing Campground


Learn more about Stage I fire restrictions