Due to a lapse in Federal Government funding, no services or amenities are available at the following recreation sites on the Flagstaff, Mogollon Rim and Red Rock Ranger Districts of the Coconino National Forest. Sales of recreation permits and passes are suspended for the duration of the funding lapse including Red Rock passes. All Coconino Forest offices are closed. All services will be available once funding is restored. Law enforcement and fire suppression will continue during this lapse in funding.

Recreation Resource Management (RRM) sites on the forest are now closed. On Red Rock District these include: Manzanita, Pine Flats, Cave Springs, Chavez, Beaver Creek and Clear Creek campgrounds; Clear Creek Day Use Area, and West Fork of Oak Creek, Crescent Moon, and Grasshopper day use picnic and parking areas.

Undeveloped trailheads will remain open and trail and road use across the forest is not restricted at this time. Oak Creek Vista on SR89A remains open until Oct. 17th.  

No toilets, grills or garbage service is available at the following sites on Red Rock District. Parking is available -
Jordan/Jim Thompson Trailhead
Boynton Canyon Trailhead
Dry Creek Vista and Trailhead
Baldwin Trailhead
Huckaby Trailhead
Bell Rock Vista
Courthouse Vista
Yavapai Vista
Little Horse Trailhead
Bear/Doe Mountain Trailhead
Cathedral Trailhead
Bell Trail Trailhead
Bruce Brockett Trailhead
Honanki Cultural Site
Deer Pass/89B
Fossil Creek
Childs Dispersed Campground
Beaver Creek Day Use Area

Other partial closures on Red Rock –
Lawrence Crossing Camp Area – (Gated, no facilities and parking not available)
Bull Pen Camp Area – (Closed to all public entry)
Red Rock Administrative Office and Visitor Center – (no services)
Oak Creek Visitor Center – (closed, no services)
Palatki Cultural Site (closed to public entry)
V Bar V Cultural Site (closed to public entry)
Encinoso Picnic Area – (Gated, no facilities and parking not available)
Banjo Bill Picnic Area – ( Gated, no facilities and parking not available)
Bootlegger Picnic Area – ( Gated, no facilities and parking not available)
Halfway Picnic Area – ( Gated, no facilities and parking not available)
Cresent Moon Cabin – (reservations suspended)
Apache Maid Cabin – (reservations suspended)

View a Map of Sedona here.

Updated 10-09-2013


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