Crescent Moon sits beneath the stunning Cathedral Rock, one of the most photographed scenes in the American Southwest. Historical buildings and towering Arizona Sycamore trees decorate the landscape of this popular day use park (group shelter also known as Ramada) located in Sedona, Arizona. Visitors will marvel at the reflection of the red cliffs in the waters of Oak Creek at Red Rock Crossing.
Each reservation includes a roofed structure with open sides, a concrete floor, 1 prep table, 6 picnic tables, and a large charcoal grill. 20 amp electricity available for decorative lights. Reservation includes use all day, from park opening until dusk. Includes 10 reserved parking spaces. Also includes access to the grounds, guests on foot are not restricted to the "ramada" area. (Be aware that the rest of the area is still available to the public during your reservation.)
Weddings at Crescent Moon are by reservation only; call 1-877-444-6777 for more info. If renting the Ramada for a wedding, you MUST also schedule a small wedding to reserve a ceremony time.
Drinking fountain is currently unavailable. Visitors need to bring their own bulk water
Day-use only (group shelter also known as Ramada)
There is NO OVERNIGHT CAMPING AT CRESCENT MOON
Area opens at 7am (summer) or 8am (winter) and closes at DUSK. Exit gate never closes.
Vault toilets are available for guest use.
Charcoal grills and picnic tables are available for guest use. Caterers or comercial delivery of food, cake, etc is allowed, but vendors must drop off and pick up only. They cannot remain on site. No food trucks and no caterers cooking on site.
Guests are responsible for cleanup, there are dumpsters on site. "Leave No Trace!"
Alcohol is allowed, but no glass containers allowed!
Ravens, squirrels, deer and other wildlife frequent the site. NEVER leave food or trash unattended, or feed any wildlife you may encounter!
Absolutely NO amplified music is allowed! Acoustic music from a single instrument is allowed, such as a guitar.
ALL fireworks are prohibited! Flowers and other decor are allowed, BUT NO petals, confetti, glitter, rice, seed, etc are to be strewn or scattered.
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, dontmovefirewood.org .
Includes entry fee and 10 reserved parking spaces, additional vehicles MUST pay the day use fee at the entrance kiosk and ARE subject to availability. Maximum number of guests for this reservation is 50.
Placed beside a tree-lined creek, the picnic area's location offers a serene place to enjoy nature, with Sedona's famous red rock cliffs setting the backdrop.
Crescent Moon lies 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 feet in elevation. The unique landscape creates erosion that has shaped spectacular canyons and buttes that make the region an appealing attraction.
Natural scenery, plants and animal life are the principle attractions in our area. They are integral parts of the ecosystem and natural community. As such, they are protected by Federal, State, and Park laws.
The towns of Sedona and Oak Creek offer plenty of lodging, camping, shopping and dining to entertain guests.
A variety of hiking trails and swimming holes are a short drive away. The Red Rock/Secret Mountain Wilderness area in the heart of Oak Creek Canyon is a popular destination, where visitors will find abandoned dwellings and rock art from early inhabitants.
Visitors enjoy picnicking, fishing and wading in the crystal clear waters of Oak Creek. Flora, fauna and rock formations in the surrounding area offer excellent photography opportunities.
Within a few minutes, visitors can access hiking, biking and scenic driving through Oak Creek Canyon to view majestic red-hued cliffs, buttes and canyons. The site is also conveniently close to developed entertainment like golf courses and stylish restaurants in the resort town of Sedona.
333 RED ROCK CROSSING RD. SEDONA AZ 86336
333 Red Rock Crossing RD Sedona AZ 86336
For campground inquiries, please call: 928-204-0028
333 Red Rock Crossing Rd. Sedona, AZ 86336 From Phoenix, take I-17 north to State Highway 179. Go north on 179 for 13 miles to Sedona, then turn left on Highway 89A and continue south for 4 miles. Turn left on Upper Red Rock Loop Road and proceed another 4 miles to Crescent Moon.