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 Snow
Tuesday 10/16 80%
High 36° / Low 31°
Chance of Snow
Chance of snow showers early. Lows overnight in the low 30s.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 10/17 20%
High 42° / Low 30°
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy early with partial sunshine expected late. High 42F. Winds ENE at 10 to 20 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 10/18 10%
High 49° / Low 31°
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 49F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.
Clear
Friday 10/19 10%
High 50° / Low 33°
Clear
Sunny skies. High near 50F. Winds ENE at 10 to 20 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Saturday 10/20 20%
High 56° / Low 38°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 56F. Winds E at 10 to 20 mph.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Sunday 10/21 60%
High 56° / Low 37°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partial cloudiness early, with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. High 56F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

Be Sure to Bring

 

Image Credits: Coconino National Forest

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