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|
Thursday 11/15 0%
High 52° / Low 20°
Sunny. High 52F. Winds E at 10 to 15 mph.
Friday 11/16 0%
High 54° / Low 23°
Partly cloudy. High 54F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday 11/17 0%
High 54° / Low 23°
Sunny skies. High 54F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday 11/18 0%
High 50° / Low 21°
Partly cloudy. High around 50F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph.
Monday 11/19 0%
High 50° / Low 23°
Sunny. High near 50F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday 11/20 0%
High 50° / Low 24°
Cloudy. High around 50F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.
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Image Credits: Coconino National Forest