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  • Fall Colors

    By October each year, colors are usually in full splendor on the Coconino National Forest. Many of the trees in the higher elevations near Flagstaff reach their prime in early October, but the views are still beautiful throughout the season. The maples on the Mogollon Rim District are worth the visit, and the deciduous trees in Oak Creek Canyon and the Sedona area are spectacular. (Source Coconino National Forest Service)

    Midgley Bridge parking area and trailhead to be temporarily closed October 16 and October 23, 2017

    Sedona, Arizona — The parking area and trailhead next to Midgley Bridge will be temporarily closed Monday, October 16 and Monday, October 23, 2017 for infrastructure improvements and public safety. The parking area is a very popular site and heavily used by visitors and recreationists. Closing the parking area and trailhead temporarily will ensure Forest Service work crews will be able to safely work on site with tools and equipment, and that the public will be kept safe from the dangers of an active work site. For more information on this or any other recreation project in the Red Rock Ranger District, please call Recreation Technician Mike Suggs at (928) 203-7532.

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  • Red Rock News - October 20, 2017Amblers Hike the Baldwin Trail

    I’m a newbie member of the Sedona Westerners hiking club. Though my wife and I have owned a home in Sedona for 15 years, we primarily have spent our time in Phoenix because we worked there full-time. Now that we are retired, we live in Sedona most of the year and I wanted to explore hiking trails in Red Rock Country.

    I had heard of the Westerners and found their website to be well organized and replete with pertinent information. I was impressed that a goal of the organization is to accommodate the ability level of all hikers, by having hiking groups with different levels of difficulty. Each group meets once per week; however, a person may participate in any hike ...

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