Walnut Canyon

Coconino National Forest

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South Cosnino Rd. Flagstaff, AZ 86004 928-526-0866 928-527-3600 Official Website

GPS: 35.1785, -111.498

Last Price Paid: $0
Pad Type: dirt
Elevation: 6663 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
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22 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Noise

Cell Phone Coverage

3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
3bars
Verizon 3G
2bars
Verizon Voice Only
4bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
4bars
AT&T 3G
4bars
AT&T Voice Only
4bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE
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Hypsy-Gypsy
San Diego, CA Chevrolet Box Truck
8 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 35.1780958, -111.4972592

Hypsy-Gypsy would stay here again

“Great location. Clean, quiet, well spaced sites”

Reviewed Jun 10, 2019

Overall Rating

What a great location! It’s not far from Flagstaff and is right down the road from Walnut Canyon National Monument. The road in from I-40 is paved, then switches to a dirt road once you turn left at the intersection. The dirt road is mostly level and easy for most any vehicle to pass. The site we stayed at is very clean —no trash i... more

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2bars
AT&T 4G/LTE

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


1 review
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2

Brent J would stay here again

“Nice spot for a few days. ”

Reviewed Apr 11, 2019

Overall Rating

Coming in the access road was great and freshly grated. There were a lot of open spots and we found a nice even space about 1/4 mile in from the main road. Entry into the lot was a little bumpy and really dug my jacks into the road due to the dip into the driveway. Once in, it wasnt bad. It was SUPER windy when we stayed and Verizon an... more

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Location
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3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
3bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


3 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2

Caseys caravan would stay here again

“Great for any size rig ”

Reviewed Apr 08, 2019

Overall Rating

Lots of open spots. 37 ft. Motorhome with toad no problem. Quiet and a signal, don't need more than that. Even had room for friends to camp too.

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4bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE

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Rv Chickadee
FL 24' CrossRoads Slingshot Ford Raptor
44 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 8

Rv Chickadee would stay here again

“Wonderful spot for checking our Flagstaff or for skiing on the mountain.”

Reviewed Mar 31, 2019

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Att and Verizon worked great here. (I could stream Netflix no problem on ATT the whole time. This is how I judge.) I would advise to NOT go off the beaten path. I had a friend get stuck when pulling into an area to back up. Needed another truck to pull him out. It is soft and you will sink. They parked on the main road in our li... more

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46 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
“Full to capacity at mid week.”

Reviewed Sep 29, 2018

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Drove thru at noon in mid week and the place was packed. Only one site open, but it had been used for a dump for furniture and auto parts. The place is super easy to get to, but it's nothing special...

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2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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HagePhoto
Anchorage, AK 27' Airstream International 2016 Chevy Tahoe
40 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 5

HagePhoto would stay here again

“Spectacular boon docking near Flagstaff”

Reviewed May 22, 2018

Overall Rating

Dispersed camping in the national forest near Walnut Canyon Natl Monument. Our spot enjoyed spectacular views of the San Francisco Peaks as well as good cell service. Close to visitor center and east side of Flag.

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4bars
AT&T Voice Only

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: USFS 9169 N
“Well used sites with views that do the trick. ”

Reviewed Apr 26, 2018

Overall Rating

Lots of options, some not level or on rutted side roads but selection good, just keep driving until you find something suitable. If you go too far you see homes. Great night sky and nice to have a campfire for a change.

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Cleanliness
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4bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 10

Liz & Jake would stay here again

“Pennies & Adult Diapers & Mountain Views Galore”

Reviewed Mar 27, 2018

Overall Rating

We crept our 40' rear-end into the spot at 35.1810850, -111.4950648. This wasn't our 'first choice', but beggars with big rigs can't be choosers when it comes to wildcamping in the Walnut Canyon area after a decently heavy snowfall. With the most feasible choice of spots (35.1787598, -111.4992913) being taken by several rigs upon our a... more

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4bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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TheGalavan
OR 22' Frieghtliner Sprinter
35 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2
“Quiet spot near Flagstaff”

Reviewed Nov 12, 2017

Overall Rating

This is a pretty cool spot - so close to the National Monument (GO! It's so cool to see so many cliff dwellings so close together!). There are a lot of spots back in here. Some are easy to get to and some not so much. Many of the access roads are very rutted and rocky. I stayed off 9160S (on the left) at 35.180381, -111.498224 an... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
3bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2

WanderungGypsies would stay here again

“Great Dispersed Campground”

Reviewed Oct 21, 2017

Overall Rating

There are many sites to pick from. I see a 35' motorhome and 35' tag along camper here so not all reviews are correct. I have a low clearance van and did fine. Some access roads to some sites would require a high clearance truck. You can hear a train and wildlife and a little of Route 40. Other than that it is quiet and wonderfully dar... more

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Location
Cleanliness
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2bars
Verizon Voice Only

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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