Cinder Hills OHV Area is a scenic area set aside for off-highway vehicle recreation among volcanic cinder cones and ponderosa pines. The recreation area is about 13,500 acres and is a mixture of open riding areas and trail only areas. Primitive dispersed camping is available virtually anywhere within the boundaries of Cinder Hills, however most people camp along FR776. Developed camping is available nearby at Bonito Campground just outside the OHV area.

Developed camping is available nearby at Bonito Campground just outside the OHV area. Through travel is not possible at Cinder Hills, despite what the maps indicate. FR776 does not connect to FR545 (Sunset Crater/Waputki Scenic Loop).

Cinder Hills OHV Area Features

Campground Type: Dispersed
Number of Campsites:
Cost: No Fee
Use Level: High
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Fire Rings: None
Drinking Water: None
Toilets: None
Showers: None
Trash/Dumpsters: None – Pack it out
Hiking Access: Yes
Beach/Lake Access: None
RV/Trailer Length: Not Defined
RV/Trailer Amenities: None
Cell Phone Service: None
Wifi: None
Operating Season: Campground open year-round depending on terrain and weather conditions.
Other:

Getting There

Address:
Geo Coordinates:
35.329548, -111.521108
Nearest City/Town: Flagstaff, Arizona
Elevation: 6682 Feet
Location: Coconino County, Arizona
Paved Road Access: None
Proximity to Stores: 4 Miles – Flagstaff, Arizona
Directions:
From Flagstaff: Drive for about 8 miles on US 89 and turn right on FR776 at the sign for Cinders OHV Area. Drive on FR 776 for about 1.3 miles until you reach the main staging area.

 

Maps & Brochures
Cinder Hills OHV Area Map

Connect

Phone:  (928) 527-3600
Web: Coconino National Forest
Reservations: First-come, first-served
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Friday 07/20 50%
High 80° / Low 57°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partly to mostly cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms. High near 80F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Saturday 07/21 50%
High 80° / Low 55°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Variable clouds with scattered thunderstorms. High around 80F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Partly Cloudy
Sunday 07/22 20%
High 81° / Low 56°
Partly Cloudy
Some sun in the morning with increasing clouds during the afternoon. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 81F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Monday 07/23 20%
High 83° / Low 58°
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 83F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 07/24 20%
High 85° / Low 58°
Partly Cloudy
Mostly sunny early then increasing cloudiness later in the day. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High near 85F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 07/25 20%
High 85° / Low 59°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. High around 85F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.

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Image Credits: Coconino National Forest

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