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Coconino National Forest (Arizona)

Coconino
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The Coconino National Forest is one of the most diverse National Forests in the country with landscapes ranging from the famous red rocks around the city of Sedona to Ponderosa pine forests in higher elevations, from southwestern desert to alpine tundra. Explore mountains and canyons, fish in small lakes, and cool your feet in lazy creeks and streams. The Coconino National Forest is one of the oldest in the country having been created by a proclamation signed on July 2, 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt.Coconino is the word the Hopi use for Havasupai and Yavapai Indians. The Coconino National Forest was so named because it is located in the central portion of Coconino County.Over the past few years, the Coconino National Forest has increased its use of prescribed burns as a tool to prevent major wildfires. This strategy, along with forest thinning, has been especially widespread in areas of the forest that surround urban areas.In 1908, the Coconino National Forest was established from parts of the Tonto, Black Mesa, Grand Canyon, and entire San Francisco Mountains National Forests.

Location
1824 S Thompson St,Northern Arizona in the vicinity of Flagstaff, AZ 86001, USA

Coconino National Forest (Arizona)

Coconino
calendarAug 31 2017

Coconino National Forest (Arizona)

Coconino
calendarAug 31 2017

Coconino National Forest (Arizona)

Coconino
calendarAug 31 2017