“one of the most diverse National Forests in the country!”
The Coconino National Forest is one of the most diverse National Forests in the country with landscapes ranging from the famous Red Rocks of Sedona to Ponderosa Pine Forests, to alpine tundra. Explore mountains and canyons, fish forest lakes and wade in lazy creeks and streams.
The year 2008 marked the 100th anniversary of the proclamation signed on July 2, 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt, consolidating all the San Francisco Mountains National Forest, parts of the Black Mesa and Tonto National Forest, all of the Grand Canyon National Forest south and east of the Colorado River, into the Coconino National Forest.
The Coconino National Forest is one of six National Forests in Arizona. This map shows seven forests, but the Apache and Sitgreaves are operated as one. National Forests are America's "Great Outdoors". There is a lot for people to enjoy... in a wide variety of ways.
The Coconino National Forest covers a large area and has a collection or various hiking trails from the easy ones and the most challenging ones. However, the trails are cut short if its a rainy season. The place is also somehow remote but you will get to enjoy the beautiful scenery and lots of wildlife!
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