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  • Coconino seeks to improve Red Rock trails

    SEDONA, Ariz., March 16, 2018, For Immediate Release —The Coconino National Forest is seeking public input on the Red Rock Trails Enhancement Project over the next 30 days

    The Red Rock Ranger District project would add more than 34 miles of non-motorized Forest Service system trails. This is the addition of 17 miles of constructed trails and adopting 17 miles of usercreated routes into the official trail system, plus the re-routing and naturalizing other segments of trails at other district locations.

    The public is invited to provide input during the comment period from March 16 through April 15 regarding the project’s proposed action

    The Red Rock Trails Enhancement project locations, mostly in Yavapai County,for more information(view flyer)

  • Celebrate Arizona’s heritage in the Red Rock Ranger District

    SEDONA, The Coconino National Forest is sponsoring events to help celebrate Arizona archaeology and heritage awareness month in March.The Red Rock Ranger District of the Coconino NF has planned events where visitors can learn to make fire with friction and many other interesting facts of life passed down from Arizona’s early NativeAmericans.

    Events are also being planned from numerous agencies throughout Arizona to celebrate its archaeology and heritage. Please contact event sponsors to ensure you have the latest information. First event is March 2 at the Red Rock Ranger Station Station on Rt. 179. There are three events sponsored by the Forest Service in Sedona and the Verde Valley area. For detailed information click here.

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  • Red Rock News - March 16, 2018Amblers Follow Marg's Draw Trail on Crimson Cliffs Hike

    The Sedona Westerners hiking club Amblers hiking group recently used the Marg's Draw Trail to reach the Crimson Cliffs.  The weather was quite brisk with temperatures when we started in the upper 30s and wind gusts to 40 mph.  We had enough adventurous hikers show up to divide into two groups, including several new members joining us for their first Westerners hike.

    The trailhead was on the east side of Sedona, so we carpooled up Schnebly Hill Road to the Munds Wagon Trail parking area.  There were plenty of parking spaces and a restroom.  We departed the parking area on the west side by using the Huckaby Trail.  After just two-tenths of a mile, the trail splits, with the Marg’s Draw ...

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