Quiet and Convenient Highlands Outside of Sedona

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Description

Located in the Coconino National Forest, this quiet and dispersed campsite is perfect for those looking for some solitude. Although it is not far from the highway, the rugged terrain requires slow and careful driving to access. As a result, this primitive forest road is often overlooked by other campers who prefer easier sites. The high desert mountains provide a low vegetation landscape with the occasional juniper, while the site itself is very exposed with little protection from the sun or the elements. It does, however, offer sweeping views of the canyon and rolling hills to the east, making for a breathtaking camping experience.

This site offers a great view of the sky, which is ideal for satellite connectivity, but cell service can be spotty or poor. There is a well-used stone fire ring and enough room for two or three vehicles. The ground is slightly uneven, so some vehicle leveling may be required.

The site is located about 30 minutes from Sedona, which is a popular city for tourism. So, if you are just passing through or looking for a convenient spot to camp near Sedona, this is highly recommended. Enjoy the solitude and peacefulness of this campsite, all while taking in the picturesque views of the surrounding mountains.

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Status – OPEN

We’ve been here in-person, but it might have been a while. To our knowledge, this spot is currently open and accessible, but that can easily change, so always have a back-up plan!

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