What's Happening in Coconino County, Arizona?

Coconino County is located in the northern Arizona. The county seat is Flagstaff and is is the second-largest county by area in the contiguous United States, behind San Bernardino County, California, with its 18,661 square miles making it larger than each of the nine smallest states. 
  • Coconino County contains the Grand Canyon National Park
  • The Havasupai Nation, and parts of the Navajo Nation, Hualapai Nation, and Hopi Nation.
  • Coconino is Arizona's largest county.
  • It has varied landscapes from the high desert near Sedona, to the ponderosa pine forests of Flagstaff, to the high mountain landscapes of the San Francisco Peaks.
  • Coconino County enjoys plenty of sunshine and 4 distinct seasons.

Local Hot Spots

  • Flagstaff

    • Northern Arizona University is located here and offers a premium education to about 12,000 full time students.

    • The famous Lowell Observatory (known for discovering Pluto) is located in the Flagstaff area.

  • The Grand Canyon

    • The Grand Canyon leaves all who experience it with a sense of wonder, magic and awe.

    • The Grand Canyon attracts more than 5 million tourists each year.

  • The San Francisco Peaks

    • The Arizona Snowbowl Ski Resort is located here.

    • Mt. Humphries within the Peaks is othe highest point in the state.

  • Coconino National Forest

    • Coconino is one of the more beautiful forests in the western United States.

    • Camping, horseback riding, hiking, and fishing are some of the favorite activities in this area.