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CHAVEZ CROSSING, AZ

part ofCoconino National Forest Recreation, US Forest Service
Photo: CHAVEZ CROSSING
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
 

Overview

Chavez Crossing Group Campground is in the picturesque Red Rock district of Arizona, with famous red rock formations and breathtaking painted sunsets. Placed beside a creek and surrounded by sycamore and cypress groves, the campground's location offers a fresh sense of the great outdoors. It's also conveniently close to developed entertainment like golf courses and stylish restaurants in the resort town of Sedona.

Hike, bike or drive through Oak Creek Canyon to view majestic red-hued cliffs, buttes, and canyons. At night, relax by the campfire at your site or take advantage of Sedona's trendy shopping and nightlife.

Natural Features:

Chavez Crossing is in a high desert region situated at the base of the Mogollon Rim, a 200-mile long slope that ranges between 5,000 and 7,000 ft elevation. The unique landscape creates erosion that has shaped spectacular canyons and buttes that make the region an appealing attraction.

Recreation:

Go wading or fishing in the crystal clear waters of Oak Creek or take a stroll with your camera to photograph the unique flora, fauna and rock formations. Cathedral Rock and Bell Rock are famous nearby attractions, perfect for exploring or photographing.

Facilities:

The campground's location makes it a convenient place to mix outdoors time with shopping trips in the resort town of Sedona. Three group sites are available, and all three can be reserved for a total capacity of 110.

Nearby Attractions:

A variety of hiking trails and swimming holes are a short drive away. Seek out your favorite panoramic views at Munds Mountain Wilderness, or explore the Red Rock/Secret Mountain Wilderness area in the heart of Oak Creek Canyon. Here, you can find abandoned dwellings and rock art from early inhabitants.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Campfire Rings
  • Parking Area
  • Picnic Area
  • Vault Toilets
Know Before You Go
  • Click here to learn more about Coconino National Forest
Do not follow Google directions. They will lead you to a private residence.
  • Don't Move Firewood: Prevent the spread of tree-killing pests by obtaining firewood near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit don'tmovefirewood.org.
  • Don't Move Firewood: Prevent the spread of tree-killing pests by obtaining firewood near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit don'tmovefirewood.org.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
34.84361, -111.77639
34°50'37"N, 111°46'35"W

If coming from Flagstaff, take I-17 south to Hwy 89A. Go south on 89A through Oak Creek Canyon to Sedona. Left to State Highway 179. Go 2ghway miles to site. Adjacent to The Raddison Resort(formaly Poco Diablo oco Resort) From Phoenix get off on Sedona Exit 298 travel 12.7 miles on HW 179, turn left on Oak Cliff Drive Adjacent to The Raddison Resort(formaly Poco Diablo)along Oak Creek. From Interstate 17, take Exit 298 for Sedona. Turn onto Highway 179 toward Oak Creek, and after 12.7 miles miles turn left on Oak Cliff Drive. The campsite is adjacent to the entrance for the Radisson Resort.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

CHAVEZ CROSSING
COCONINO
AZ

Phone Number:

Information: (928)204-0028
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