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Coconino National Forest

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Address: 1824 S Thompson St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-2693
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+1 928-527-3600

Named after the Coho Native American people, this forest is two million...

Named after the Coho Native American people, this forest is two million acres of recreational, lumber, and mining land.

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Unique landscape

Coconico national Forrest is a great visit for outdoor enthusiasts. The desert guves way to forests of pine, and shurbs in the high deserts. Whats best, Sedona is situated in the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 December 2016
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San Diego, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Coconico national Forrest is a great visit for outdoor enthusiasts. The desert guves way to forests of pine, and shurbs in the high deserts. Whats best, Sedona is situated in the center! So many hiking trails, theres something here for everyone.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

This amazing national forest is set in the mountains and canyons between Flagstaff and Sedona. The serpentine road that leads through it is incredible. There are plenty of opportunities for hiking and camping here. Make sure to stop at the scenic overlook into the canyon, which is just past the northern entrance into the park. The parking there is free,... More 

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Vernon Hills, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

We really benefit ted from stopping by the visitors' center as the staff was VERY helpful and informative, educating us in a very short time so we could better plan what we could see int he time we were there. They staff could not have been more friendly and helpful! We'd love to go back there!

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Campton, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful. Photo opportunities at every turn. Plenty of places to pull off and great signage. If you have the opportunity, this should definitely be on your bucket list.

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Woodstock, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Be sure you know what part you want to see because it's huge!! Sedona is also part of this forest as the parts in Flagstaff.

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Prescott Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

There is a very nice Overlook off 89A at the top of Oak Creek Canyon. There are normally native vendors offering hand made arts and crafts as well. There is parking and a short walk past the vendors to the Overlook and it is a beautiful spot to rest or take pictures. There are restrooms near the parking area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Went to woods canyon lake. My daughter and wife caught her first real fish. Had such a great time. A lot of the lakes we went to by flagstaff were very low. But when we drove to woods canyon it all made up for it

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

The Coconino National Forest is all around Flagstaff,Arizona. It has most of the major landscape and National Monuments in the area! Summer is recommended to bring plenty of food and water plus a hat to protect your family from the sun for it gets sunny and bright. In the Winter there's plenty of snow so dress warm. If you want... More 

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Alamogordo, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We spent a long weekend in the area and hiked many trails in the forest. Lot's of opportunities and trails for all categories...long, short, easy, moderate, strenuous. It was a nice weekend

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We found Coconino National Forest to be one of the most diverse forests for scenery depending where you were. On this trip, we first were in the forest in the desert area just north of Flagstaff. Our views in this area were of the Painted Desert Vista. We enjoyed a picnic in this area. We saw eMormon Tea plants; Apache... More 

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