Recreation

Flagstaff Ranger District Wilderness, Boating, Scenic Drive Tables

Wilderness

Wilderness is the land that was - wild land beyond the frontier... land that shaped the growth of our nation and the character of its people.

Wilderness is the land that is - rare, wild places where one can retreat from civilization, reconnect with the Earth, and find healing, meaning and significance.

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Wilderness Size Highlights
Kachina Peaks Wilderness 18,960acres Hiking and Horseback Trails, Mountain Scenery, Wildlife, Fall Colors (Aspens)
Kendrick Mountain Wilderness 6,510 acres Hiking, Volcanoes and Lava Flows, Great Views
Strawberry Crater Wilderness 10,141 acres Hiking, Volcanoes and Lava Flows, Historic Sites, Great Views
Sycamore Canyon Wilderness 55,937 acres Hiking and horseback trails, fishing, Indian ruins and old cabins, rock formations, swimming, scenic views and wildlife viewing

Water Activities

We have many areas on the Coconino National Forest that are popular for boating, fishing, and water play. These lakes are stocked with a number of different kinds of fish and many of these areas have a campground nearby.

Boating/Fishing Facilities Highlights
Ashurst Lake Boat ramp, 50 single unit campgrounds, drinking water and vault toilets at two campgrounds Boating, fishing, biking, sightseeing and wildlife viewing
Lower Lake Mary:
Lower Lake Mary Picnic Area
Boat ramp, picnic areas with ramadas, and toilets Boating , fishing, picnicking, biking, wildlife viewing
Upper Lake Mary:
Upper Lake Mary Boat Launch and Narrows Boat Launch
Boat ramps, disabled access fishing ramp, nearby campgrounds with drinking water and toilets Boating , fishing, picnicking, biking, wildlife viewing
Marshall Lake Primitive boat launch on east side Fishing, primitive camping, hiking, biking and wildlife viewing
Mormon Lake Nearby developed campgrounds with drinking water and vault toilets, equipment rentals and other services at Mormon Lake Village Boating, fishing, picnicking, hiking, biking and wildlife viewing
Kinnikinick Lake Day use picnic area with vault toilets Boating, fishing, picnicking, hiking, biking and wildlife viewing

Scenic Drives

Scenic drives provide a unique way to see the Coconino National Forest. Through these back roads you will discover some of the many beautiful landscapes this forest has to offer. These roads are filled with unforgettable beauty and breathtaking views.

Scenic Drives Length Road Condition Highlights
Around the Peaks Loop 44 miles FR 418 and FR 151 are suitable for passenger cars in most weather. Closed in winter. Wildlife, pine/aspen forest, hiking, mountain biking, fall colors
Plateau Lakes Drive 80 miles Forest Highway 3 is paved. FR 213 is graveled but suitable for passenger cars in most weather. Boating, fishing, camping, picnicking, hiking, biking and wildlife watching
Schultz Pass Road 26 miles Suitable for passenger cars in most weather. Closed in winter. Picnicking, hiking, mountain biking, wildlife viewing, fall colors
Snowbowl Road 15 miles Paved roads, plowed in winter Mountain scenery, hiking, mountain biking, skiing, wildlife viewing, fall colors
Volcanoes and Ruins Loop 70 miles All roads are paved, but may be icy in winter. Scenic views, picnicking, Indian ruins, volcanoes

 

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