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Named after the Coho Native American people, this forest is two million acres of recreational, lumber, and mining land.
1824 S Thompson St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-2693
+1 928-527-3600
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This area is fantastic and they have a great visitor center as well for those of you who, like me, may collect hat pins, walking stick medallions, etc. The ranger there is a delight. Chat him up and he may just walk you outside to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank NatParkGeek
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a short hike to the Mesa, but several trails from there. This area had unusual snow fall, so the trail was a bit muddy. The views were very nice as is expected in this area.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank wgetz13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Coconino N.F. near Sedona, Arizona we were hiking the trails, like the one to Bell Rock when the jeeps went bye. Their impact on the sand stone was obvious. Erosion and damage to the root systems of the plants was devastating. The solitude was drowned...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dreamer58964
Reviewed February 2, 2019

A must see and do. The scenery is wonderul, really enjoyed and great for taking photos.The scenic views and red rocks and formations are legendary.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Theresa M
Reviewed February 1, 2019

This was our second drive through this magnificent mother nature work. We took the same drive two years ago, but in opposite direction. The area is so calm and beautiful, with fantastic trees dressed in winter robes. Many places to stop by and admire it.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank B1714D
Reviewed January 26, 2019

This is a beautiful national forest and well worth visiting and checking out when visiting Flagstaff.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mark42139
Reviewed January 7, 2019

We drove through here on our way to Phoenix but we wanted to hike Bell Rock so we figured we would see the Red Rocks too. DON'T MAKE OUR MISTAKE. We got to the Grasshopper Day use area at 3:30 pm and it took us...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank edm854
Reviewed December 29, 2018

This is one of the most interesting places that I have driven through. The scenery is spectacular, unfortunately it was raining and foggy on the day that I traveled through a lot of it, but this still did not detract from some of the beautiful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Joanne H
Reviewed December 11, 2018

There are so many places to see and stop in Coconino National Forest. We would recommend adding it to your list of places to visit while in AZ!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tess D
Reviewed November 26, 2018

We all enjoyed seeing this unique part of the country. We have never been to Arizona and enjoyed the beautiful views.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dawn T
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June 12, 2018|
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Response from jimmyrc55 | Reviewed this property |
Not the “Big Guys/Gals” to far north by 1 hour of driving. Smaller species for sure.
March 13, 2018|
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Response from hpresas | Reviewed this property |
Coconino is a large forest (quite a spread), if in Sedona, there are a lot of places to see, on Wednesday and Thursday you most likely be alone. Bell, cathedral, the vortexes, are all short driving distance from town. You... More