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Red Rock District
Coconino National Forest

P. O. Box 20429
Sedona, AZ 86341-0429

8375 State Route 179, Sedona, Arizona
(Just south of the Village of Oak Creek)

Administrative Offices:
(928) 282-4119 or
(928) 203-7500

Visitor Information
(928) 203-2900

Forest Supervisor's Office
1824 S. Thompson St.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001

(928) 527-3600

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Welcome to Red Rock Country!



DISTRICT SPECIFIC Information available showing closed roads and trails.


Fossil Creek Wild and Scenic River

Management Plan Development in Progress by the Coconino and Tonto National Forests [More]



A Call for Community Collaboration On Future Trails

The Red Rock Ranger District, in partnership with the City of Sedona and the Big Park Council, are seeking to create a non-motorized trail plan that reflects local values and recreation needs and promotes tourism for regional economic benefit while protecting the resources that draw people to this special area. Your help is needed!

Annually, over 600,000 trail users enjoy National Forest trails in the Red Rock area. Popularity and use continues to increase, particularly for hiking and mountain biking. What will the future of our trails be and what new trail opportunities are appropriate? How can trails better connect with the community?

For more information concerning this planning effort, please contact Jennifer Burns at 928-203-2900. Additional forest recreation information is available on our website at:


graphic - YouTube Video - Click for Red Rock Country PresentationEmbracing the conservation of spectacular landscapes surrounding Sedona, and dedicating ourselves toengaging and encouraging visitors to do the same, is animmense and courageous undertaking.

However, when we gaze upon this incredible land and wonder at its unique beauty, knowing that it can very easily become overused and under-appreciated, something uncomfortable stirs inside of us.

Suddenly, our commitment to make a difference doesn't seem so considerable, and its absolute necessity is obvious...


scenic overlook Coconino National Forest USFS Sedona Arizona

coffee pot rock Coconino National Forest USFS Sedona Arizona



Visitor & Information Centers

[photo] Red Rock Visitor Contact Center. Photo supplied by Sarah Robitzer Red Rock Visitor Contact Center

Open 7 days a week and most holidays 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Information: 928-203-2900.

The physical address is 8375 State Route 179, Sedona.

The mailing address is:

P O Box 20429,
Sedona, Arizona 86341.


Oak Creek Visitor Center[photo] of Oak Creek Visitor Center at Indian Gardens. Click for more images

This popular visitor center at Indian Gardens has been recently renovated. It has brand new accessible rest rooms. These are the first public roadside rest rooms in the canyon and they were completed at Indian Gardens by the collective efforts of members of the Oak Creek Canyon Task Force in conjunction with Coconino National Forest.

The visitor center is managed under contract with Coconino Forest by Recreation Resource Management. They offer most types of hunting and fishing licenses, Red Rock Passes and Forest Service Information. They sell maps, hiking books and interpretive souvenirs.

The center is open daily from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. until November, weather permitting. Then it will be open on weekends (Friday through Sunday) through November (weather permitting).

Click image for more photos. For more information, contact the Oak Creek Visitor Center at 928-203-0624.

Oak Creek Vista

  • The Arizona National History Association booth is open daily from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Gate to Oak Creek Vista will be open from 8:30 to 4:30 daily and NACA vendors will be present.

Verde River Guide Now Available

In 1984 the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act established the portion of the Verde River from Beasley Flat downstream to the confluence with Red Creek, as Arizona's only Wild and Scenic River. While it may appear calm at many of the river access points, the large number of wrecked canoes that have been removed from the Verde River testify to the fact that is has its share of hazards. Please plan ahead, be prepared, and practice Leave No Trace ethics to leave the Verde just as you find it for those who come after.
View the Verde River Guide (5.0MB .pdf file)

The Forest service "Wranglers" calendar is available [Here]



Unique Visitors Since 10/3/2006


U.S. Forest Service - Red Rock District, Coconino National Forest
Last Modified: Tuesday, 13 May 2014 at 09:52:55 MST