Tag: overcamping

Locals raise alarm on 525 overcamping

525 Overrun: Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal land west of Sedona that includes the western foothills, Forest Road 525 and Bill Grey Road has seen a dramatic increase in camping and public use. This is the first in a series of stories

It’s red rock county, but without the city.

The foothills of the Red Rock-Secret Mountain Wilderness Area west of Sedona mesmerize with their views of sculpted cliffs and rolling desert hills.

The area starts around the Bear Mountain Trailhead on Boynton Pass Road and extends to Honanki Heritage site. It can be accessed from