Outdoor Things to Do in Sedona: Coconino National Forest
Posted by: Arabella Hotel Sedona
Explore Coconino National Forest’s River Gorges, Cliff Dwellings & Meteor Crater
Famous for its diverse landscapes and iconic red rock peaks, Coconino National Forest surrounds the cities of Sedona and Flagstaff with a wilderness that begs to be explored. From ancient volcanic mountains and alpine tundra to arid deserts and smooth flatlands, the park’s beauty transforms itself at every turn. Coconino National Forest is also home to the largest contiguous ponderosa pine forest in the world.
What Is There to Do at Coconino National Forest?
Follow hiking trails and paved roads to a natural wonderland of mountains, canyons, lakes, and streams. Wade in easygoing rivers and fish in mountain lakes. Soak in spectacular vistas at Oak Creek Canyon and picnic beside crystal pools. Drive through aspen groves, open prairies, and wildflower meadows. Watch for wildlife and go mountain biking. Tour preserved cliff dwellings at Montezuma Castle National Monument and visit a meteor crater. Cool off in picture-perfect swimming holes and immerse yourself in the magic of Sedona.
Charming Adobe-Style Hotel by Coconino National Forest
Enjoy immediate access to this pristine wilderness from our one-of-a-kind hotel, which is adjacent to a hiking trail that leads into Coconino National Forest. Discover fun things to do in Sedona – downtown is just a 4-minute drive away. Relax in a casual desert oasis with two swimming pools, hot tubs, and a complimentary hot breakfast. Check out our vacation specials and packages and contact us to make your booking today!