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The Best Camping in Coconino County

Looking for the best camping in Coconino County? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Coconino County. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near Coconino County

  • Flagstaff, Arizona

    SP Crater

    1.96 mi / 341 ft gain
    Off of the 89, just north of Flagstaff AZ, there is an unmarked dirt road just before a gas station. It leads out to privately owned land that's open to the public. Some friends and I went out there to get away from our day jobs. As we headed down the road, the land opened up in vast expanses of ...
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  • Flagstaff, Arizona

    Abineau-Bear Jaw Loop

    5.0
    7.04 mi / 2031 ft gain
    This trail is slightly more hidden on the northern slope of the San Francisco Peaks, but well worth the drive just outside of Flagstaff. Do it during the last week of September, when summer gives it’s last wave goodbye in a spectacle of electric yellow aspen groves. With the exception of occasion...
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  • Flagstaff, Arizona

    Inner Basin Trail

    3.33 mi / 761 ft gain
    Inner Basin Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Flagstaff, Arizona.
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  • Flagstaff, Arizona

    Camp in the Coconino National Forest

    3.8
    The free camping in the Coconino (as well as the many other national forests) is generally along the old Fire Roads, and old Forest Service Roads. You can tell if a road is one of these by a brown sign with an FS 123 or any other number, FS meaning Forest Service Road. There are many of these roa...
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  • Flagstaff, Arizona

    Humphreys Peak Summit

    5.0
    9.57 mi / 2759 ft gain
    If you think you might only get one chance to hike Humphreys Peak in your life, I recommend this hike so that you can have a unique view experience of the east and west sides of the Peaks. This is a shuttle hike of Humphreys Peak which combines the Humphreys Peak Trail and the Humphreys via Inner...
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  • Flagstaff, Arizona

    Weatherford Trail to Humphreys Peak

    22.94 mi / 5112 ft gain
    Weatherford Trail to Humphreys Peak is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Flagstaff, Arizona.
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  • Flagstaff, Arizona

    Fatmans Loop Trail

    2.46 mi / 604 ft gain
    Fatmans Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Flagstaff, Arizona.
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  • GRAND CANYON, Arizona

    Capturing the Monsoons in Grand Canyon NP

    5.0
    Being in the right place at the right time is the biggest challenge when attempting to photograph the monsoons at the Grand Canyon. Paying careful attention to the weather patterns throughout the day can help, but your best bet is to watch the clouds, pick a viewpoint, and take your chances. A fe...
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  • Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

    Camp at Desert View Campground

    5.0
    There are three campgrounds on the south rim of Grand Canyon National Park. Two, Mather Campground and Desert View Campground are run by the National Park Service. Trailer Village is a privately-run RV park located in Grand Canyon Village. If you don’t mind craziness and crowds, both Mather Campg...
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  • Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

    The Escalante Route Trail

    35.74 mi / 10571 ft gain
    The Escalante Route Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Grand Canyon, Arizona.
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  • Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

    Backpack the Tanner Trail in Grand Canyon National Park

    18 mi / 4900 ft gain
    The trip requires a backcountry permit for zone BB9 (reserve HERE). Backcountry permits in Grand Canyon National Park are available for reservation on the 1st of the month 4 months prior to your trip date (e.g. if you wanted to go on a trip on May 20 you could reserve your permit on January 1st)....
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  • Flagstaff, Arizona

    Hike and Camp at Arizona's A1 Mountain

    4.7
    6.6 miles west of downtown Flagstaff off the I-40 West is the A1 Mountain Road. Continue over the cattle guards and enter into the A1 Mountain Area—perfect for hiking, camping, and trail running.The main road is well established for a dirt road, and many of the hiking trails branch off from it. T...
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  • Tuba City, Arizona

    Hike Coal Mine Canyon

    5.0
    1 mi / -364 ft gain
    Coal Mine Canyon is a remote gem of the southwest that borders the Hopi and Navajo Indian Reservation. Coal Mine Canyon is located about 15 miles from Tuba City Arizona, The access to the canyon is off of Hwy 264 between mile marker 337 and 338 (right around 337.25). Once you make the turn off y...
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  • Flagstaff, Arizona

    Camp at Marshall Lake

    5.0
    If you’re looking for spacious campsites, starry skies, wooded hiking trails, and peaceful surroundings, Marshall Lake in Flagstaff, AZ is the perfect campground for you! Marshall Lake is located about 9 miles south of Flagstaff on Forest Highway 3 (Lake Mary Road). Turn left (east) on Forest Roa...
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  • Flagstaff, Arizona

    Camp at Red Rock

    4.8
    Starting from Downtown Flagstaff we headed west. After making a left turn on Woody Mountain Road, we continued for 22 miles. Woody Mountain Road then becomes Forest Road 231. Continue on FS 231 until you find a killer spot to pitch it! Make sure to be wary of elk herds crossing the roads.We made ...
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  • North Rim, Arizona

    Cape Final

    4.06 mi / 653 ft gain
    Cape Final Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near North Rim, Arizona.
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