Northeast of Flagstaff in the Coconino National Forest, the 13,500 acre Cinder Hills ATV Area combines singletrack with open riding for 19 miles of ATV riding. Get ready for big hill climbs. The routes traverse an extensive area of deep volcanic cinders in a ponderosa pine forest.
To reach the ATV riding at Cinder Hills ATV Area from Flagstaff, head north on US89. Approximately 3/4 mile past milepost 426, turn east on Forest Service Road 776 and follow the signs.
Note: Only licensed vehicles are permitted on FS776 and FS777.
Note: As of September 2007, ATV riding is permitted on any Forest Service road that has a vertical number sign. On Forest Service roads with horizontal number signs, the ATV must have valid license plates.
Overall, Cinder Hills Area is the 2nd most popular ATV riding trail of all 42 ATV trails in Arizona.