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Coconino National Forest

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Address: 1824 S. Thompson St., Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Phone Number: 928 527 3600
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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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This area is very diverse from one place to another. From hardwood forest, pine forest to desert vegetation, views from mountaintop to views across valleys with majestic... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This area is very diverse from one place to another. From hardwood forest, pine forest to desert vegetation, views from mountaintop to views across valleys with majestic formations with breathtaking color and shape. This area is one of my all time favorites that has brought me here 2 years in a row for week long visits.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this part of the country, very beautiful and quiet. You feel you are away from the busy, daily hassle of everyday life. The weather is awesome in Sept, warm days and some very cool evenings.

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Kearns, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We camped in one of the "dispersed camping" sites in the Coconino Forest while we were visiting Sunset Crater. Wow, if you are brave and take one of the roads to the higher elevations, not only are there some great camping sites, but the view is amazing! AWD or 4WD would be recommended, since these are dirt roads, and aren't... More 

Thank ZatianaZ
Tempe, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

The next person I hear say "there's nothing in Arizona but desert" is going to have a hard time coming to them. They have never been to Coconino Nt'l Forest and all of it's majestic beauty. Pines? Check. Water? Check. Breathtaking views? Check. Fun for the whole family? Check!!!!! The majesty of this place is beyond compare. I dare anyone... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

You can't look anywhere up here and not see beauty. Hiking trails are well maintained. The weather is nice, even in the summer.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

IF you love the outdoors,you will really enjoy this beautiful, enormous forest and medows. The ponderosas are big enough to hug, and if the sap is soft enough, they smell just like vanilla or butterscotch. Check them out! Nice meadows, beautiful place to camp, hike, or just drive thorough. Some quaint small towns are along the highway and can be... More 

Thank jodi l
Euless, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Wonderful day trip. We made the plan to visit all the parks near flagstaff which includes Grand Canyon. My suggestion is visit when there is not a holiday weekend. Unless, you love crowded parking lot and crazy drivers on the way there. But, as long as you are patience... You'll have a great time.

Thank Rudy-R283
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

No matter where you stop or drive, you will be surrounded by grandeur in the form of majestic mountains, scrub brush and great skies. The red rocks that comprise these mountain ranges are amazing, with a high iron content that gives the color. The formations are really spectacular. Don't forget to see the various vortex'es that make the area unique:... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

came up for the hiking and it was terrific as usual. Especially Fat Man's Loop. There is an abundance of good hiking trails of all lengths and difficulties here.

Thank ClassifiedTiger
Mission Viejo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Beautiful forest with amazing trails to walk, hike or bike! I definitely recommend checking it out. It is a rather large forest so do your research and find out where you want to explore!

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