Banjo Bill Picnic Site

  
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Few places offer a more scenic setting for a picnic than Oak Creek Canyon. Home of a bubbling brook that flows through a lush green oasis framed by towering red rock cliffs and buttes, this canyonscape is known around the world for its unmatched beauty.

Banjo Bill is an easily accessible picnic area that will enable you to enjoy a snack or a banquet surrounded by this magnificent scenery and is next to the shimmering clear water pools of Oak Creek. If you've an appetite for beauty, here's a place to indulge it.

 

At a Glance

Operational Hours: 8:00 a.m. to dusk.
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees Red Rock Pass or America the Beautiful Pass required. This site has a Red Rock Pass vending machine.
Open Season: Spring
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Spring through fall
Busiest Season: Summer and weekends
Restrictions: Day use only. Camping is not permitted at this site.
Closest Towns: Sedona, AZ
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Red Rock Ranger District - 928-203-2900

General Information

Directions:

Location: 20 miles south of Flagstaff, 5 miles north of Sedona, 8 miles north of the "Y" junction of SR 179 and SR 89A, on a paved road in scenic Oak Creek Canyon. Elevation is 4,500 feet.

GPS (Map): 34°57'41.2"N 111°45'11.2"W

Access: Drive south from Flagstaff about 20 miles or north from Sedona for about 5 miles on US 89A. Watch for signs, the picnic area is marked with roadside signs.

 

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Map showing the picnic areas in Oak Creek Canyon

 


General Notes:

Attractions: picnicking, waterplay, fishing, wildlife watching, photography, creek access.


Recreation Map

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Amenities

Picnic tables 12 sites with cooking grills.
Toilets Vault-type toilets.
Parking
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
34.961432

  Longitude : 
-111.753111

  Elevation : 
5045

 

Coconino Forest Districts

Districts on the Coconino Forest


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