Fossil Springs Wilderness, AZ

US Forest Service

Fossil Springs Wilderness

This 11,550 acre Wilderness boasts what has been described as the most diverse riparian area in Arizona. Over thirty species of trees and shrubs and over a hundred species of birds have been observed ...[more]



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Location: About 30 miles southeast of Camp Verde or 86 miles south of Flagstaff off paved and graveled roads. A portion of Forest Road 708 is closed from Fossil Springs Trailhead to Waterfall Trailhead until further notice. This closure is in effect to provide public health and safety.

Access: From Camp Verde via FH 9 (Hwy 260) and FR 708 or from Strawberry on FR 708 to Fossil Springs Trailhead.


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