Flagstaff Ranger District

Learn about camping and boondocking in Flagstaff Ranger District of Coconino National Forests in Arizona

Schnebly Hill Road

Schnebly Hill Road, Coconino National Forest Coconino National Forest remains high on every boondocker’s list of favorite forests, mostly due to the cooler weather in summer, the shade of tall mountain pines, and the dozens of hiking trails offering grand views of red rock canyons. Schnebly Hill Road happens to be one of the more popular boondocking roads in the Coconino because it offers so many opportunities for camping, yet still remains within a 20 minute drive into Flagstaff for just about anything you need. If you want to get there early in the year, Forest crews generally open Schnebly ... Read more

Pumphouse Wash Campground

Pumphouse Wash Campground, Sedona, AZ When Does it Open: The campground is seasonal, generally opening up around May after the roads dry out, and closing after the first snow fall. Crowdedness: During the warmer part of the year, the campground will fill up quickly. It’s best to arrive during the week, sometime before 5:00pm to find an open site. Road Conditions: The campground is accessed by Forest Road 237, which is hard-packed dirt & gravel, but suitable for any vehicle. The road can get bumpy in places. The loop roads are more bumpy, but still doable by any vehicle. Trash: ... Read more

Dispersed Camping Near Flagstaff, AZ

Dispersed camping near Flagstaff, AZ is plentiful due to the city's close proximity to Coconino National Forest. In fact, it's completely surrounded by national forest. Flagstaff remains a popular choice for dispersed camping and...