DescriptionSurrounding Flagstaff and Sedona, Coconino National Forest covers 1,821,495 acres. In the south the forest is cut by deep canyons; in the north the San Francisco Peaks attain the highest elevation in Arizona. These peaks, including Mount Humphreys, the state's highest point, and Mount Agassiz, are some of the places in Arizona where alpine conditions exist. Many roads provide scenic drives.
Outstanding features include the Mogollon Rim, at an altitude of 7,600 feet, and Oak Creek Canyon. Among the recreational facilities within the forest is the Arizona Snowbowl winter sports area. Lake Mary offers good fishing, boating and waterfowl hunting. Camping facilities are available in the area Memorial Day-Labor Day, with some facilities open throughout the year; a $14-$22 per night fee is charged. Campfire restrictions may be in effect.
For additional information contact the Forest Service, 1824 S. Thompson St., Flagstaff, AZ 86001, phone (928) 527-3600; or the Flagstaff Ranger District Office, 5075 N. SR 89, Flagstaff, AZ 86004, phone (928) 526-0866.