Cinder Hills OHV Area

AKA: Cinder Hills Off Highway Vehicle AreaThe Cinders, Coconino National Forest, Flagstaff Ranger District, Sunset Crater Volcanoe National Monument, Pinnacle Crater, Little Cinder Basin, Bonito Park, Bonito Campground, Cinder Lake, Hundred Dollar Hill, The C

Summary


Cinder Hills OHV Area has fun huge hill climbs with about 19 miles of ATV. This area comprises an extensive stretch of deep volcanic cinders in a Ponderosa pine forest, east of Highway 89 and south of Sunset Crater National Monument. You are asked to protect the privilege of riding in this designated off-highway vehicle area by respecting the boundary of Sunset Crater National Monument. Approximately 13,500 acres are available for all types of motorized vehicles. This area encompasses Ponderosa pine forest and is open all seasons, with occasional snow in winter.

{ Last know status: Open | Approximate size: Unknown Mile(s) | Last updated: November 09, 2017 }

Terrain Experience Level


Expert
Some
Advanced
Some
Intermediate
Mostly
Beginner
Some

Terrain


Rhythm Section
Unknown
Roots
Unknown
Mud
None
Sand
None
Jumps
Some
Hill Climbs
Lots
Hard Pack
None
Gravle
Unknown
Large Loose Rocks
Some
Other Hazards
Some

Allowed Vehicles


Motorcycle
Allowed
ATV
Allowed
4x4
Allowed
SxS
Allowed
Snowmobile
Unknown

Details


Nearest City

Nearest city to Cinder Hills OHV Area is Flagstaff, Arizona


Google Map

View Flagstaff, AZ on Google Maps

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https://www.google.com/maps/place/Flagstaff%2C+AZ

Spark Arrestor

A spark arrestor or exhaust cap is required

Noise Limit

Limit of: 96 db

Open Dates

year-round

FS

Coconino National Forest - Flagstaff Ranger District 5075 N. Hwy 89 Flagstaff, AZ 86004 (928) 526-0866 [email protected]


www.fs.usda.gov

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http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/coconino/recreation/ohv/recarea/?recid=70996&actid=68

Arizona Game & Fish Department 5000 W. Carefree Highway Phoenix, AZ 85086-5000 (602) 942-3000


www.azgfd.gov

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http://www.azgfd.gov/outdoor_recreation/ohvFAQ.shtml#1

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Trail Information: Cinder Hills Off Highway Vehicle Area

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The Cinder Hills is a scenic recreation area enjoyed by many off-highway vehicle enthusiasts. Its numerous volcanic cinder cones and craters surrounded by a ponderosa pine forest environment gives the area its unique value. Due to a growing interest in this area for off-highway vehicle recreation, additional management direction is needed to protect sensitive restheces and to provide for continuing use of this recreation. Approximately 13,500 acres in the Cinder Hills has been designated for off-highway v

{ Last know status: Unknown | Approximate size: Unknown Mile(s) | Last updated: September 03, 2016 }

Terrain Experience Level


Unknown

Terrain


Rhythm Section
Unknown
Roots
Unknown
Mud
Unknown
Sand
Unknown
Jumps
Unknown
Hill Climbs
Unknown
Hard Pack
Unknown
Gravle
Unknown
Large Loose Rocks
Unknown
Other Hazards
Unknown

Allowed Vehicles


Motorcycle
Allowed
ATV
Unknown
4x4
Unknown
SxS
Unknown
Snowmobile
Unknown

Trail Points

Known points on this trail


Trail Start

Starting point for Cinder Hills Off Highway Vehicle Area

Open Season

Year-round

Forest Service Links


Forest Service Page

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http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/coconino/recarea/?recid=70996


See photos of the the Cinder Hills OHV Area on Fli

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https://www.flickr.com/photos/coconinonationalforest/albums/72157656024081574

Directions

Location: 13 miles northeast of downtown Flagstaff, south of Sunset Crater/Wupatki National Monument. Elevation is 6,900 feet. GPS (Map): 35°19'41.0"N 111°31'23.0"W Access: Drive northeast of Flagstaff on US 89 approximately 7 miles north of Flagstaff Mall. Turn east (right) on FR 776. Click image map for printable view.

General Notes

A sensitive resthece area of 53,000 acres surrounding the designated off-highway use area has been set aside as closed to cross-country travel. Designated travel routes provided in this area are shown on the map as forest routes. Certain forest routes within the Cinder Hills are restricted to licensed vehicles only for safety purposes. There is no direct access between FR 776 and FR 545 (Sunset Crater-Wupatki Scenic Loop Drive). Access to the Cinder Hills OHV area is through the junction of FR 776 and Hig


Motor Vehicle Use Map

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http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/coconino/landmanagement/projects/?cid=stelprdb5356224

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