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
|Number of Campsites:|
|Trash/Dumpsters:||None – Pack it out|
|RV/Trailer Length:||Not Defined|
|Cell Phone Service:||None|
|Operating Season:||Campground open year-round depending on terrain and weather conditions.|
|Nearest City/Town:||Flagstaff, Arizona|
|Location:||Coconino County, Arizona|
|Paved Road Access:||None|
|Proximity to Stores:||4 Miles – Flagstaff, Arizona|
||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
|Web:||Coconino National Forest|
Friday 10/20 0%
High 63° / Low 32°
Sunny with gusty winds. High 63F. Winds SW at 25 to 35 mph. Winds could occasionally gust over 50 mph.
Saturday 10/21 0%
High 61° / Low 29°
A mainly sunny sky. High 61F. Winds E at 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday 10/22 0%
High 68° / Low 35°
Mainly sunny. High 68F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.
Monday 10/23 0%
High 70° / Low 39°
Sunny skies. High near 70F. Winds ENE at 10 to 20 mph.
Tuesday 10/24 0%
High 69° / Low 37°
Sunny skies. High 69F. Winds ENE at 10 to 20 mph.
Wednesday 10/25 0%
High 73° / Low 37°
A mainly sunny sky. High 73F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.
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Image Credits: Coconino National Forest