Coconino National Forest lists fee free days for 2017
The Red Rock Ranger District of the Coconino National Forest announces free days associated with many recreation sites and amenities for 2017.
As part of this nationwide event, fees will be waived for all Red Rock Pass Fee Program sites including Palatki, Honanki, V Bar V heritage sites, and multiple trailheads.
Areas not included in the fee waiver program are campgrounds and recreation sites managed under concession contract, including Grasshopper Point, Crescent Moon Ranch and West Fork (Call o’ the Canyon).
In addition to the fee-free days recognized nationally, the district has incorporated additional days into their local fee waiver program for 2017, which include:
- Febuary 18-20: Presidents Day weekend — specific to Red Rock District only
- May 27-29: Memorial Day weekend — specific to Red Rock District only
- June 10: National Get Outdoors Day — nationwide
- July 4: Tuesday, Fourth of July day — specific to Red Rock District only
- September 2-4: Labor Day weekend — specific to Red Rock District only
- September 30: National Public Lands Day — nationwide
- October 7-9: Columbus Day weekend — specific to Red Rock District only
- November 11-12: Veteran’s Day — nationwide/but the weekend is specific to Red Rock District only
- November 23: Thanksgiving Day — specific to Red Rock District only
- December 25: Christmas Day — specific to Red Rock District only
For more information about fee free days on the Red Rock District, contact the Red Rock Visitor Center at 928-203-2900
Trail Volunteer Days Announced
The Forest Service has announced the schedule for volunteer work days through February 2017.
- Thursday, February 4th
- Thursday, February 16th
- Saturday, February 25th
Projects will be determined as priorities dictate and announced when the flyer is sent out. Questions? Contact Bret Edstrom at the USFS: 928-203-7509
- Red Rock News - January 20, 2017
A BEAUTIFUL SATURDAY MORNING HIKE IN SEDONA
The Sedona Westerners Rustlers group gathered on a cold December morning to hike the Schuerman Mountain and Lime Kiln trails. Today the hike was lead by Liz Sweeney and tailgated by Tony Paunicka. It was a shuttle hike and we are very grateful for the kind and early risers who drove to the end of the hike, parked their cars and rode back in yet another car to Posse Ground in time for the hike.
We drove to the trail head on Upper Red Rock Loop south of the Sedona high school. Right from the start the views were spectacular and the sun warmed us up quickly.
Volunteers from Friends of the Forest have worked very hard on upgrading this trail, and ...