Coconino National Forest

View From Red Rock Visitor Center

(Photo credit Amber Meek)


View of Mogollon Rim

(Photo Credit Amber Meek)

Welcome to Arizona National History Association

Our mission is to assist The USDA Forest Service by helping to promote public awareness to perserve the land and it’s history while maintaining commercial and recreational use by current and future generations.


ANHA has 13 locations spread throughout 3 National Forests.

Coconino National Forest:

Supervisor’s Office (Flagstaff), Flagstaff Ranger Station, Blue Ridge Ranger Station.

Red Rock District: Red Rock Visitor Center, V-V & Palatki Heritage Sites.

Tonto National Forest:

Cave Creek Ranger Station, Tonto Basin Ranger District, Mesa Ranger Station, Payson Ranger District.

Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest:

Black Mesa Ranger District, Mogollon Rim Visitor Center, Big Lake Visitor Center.

Education and Interpretation

What We Do:

  • Offer special public educational events
  • Advocate conservation and sustainable use of Arizona’s public lands
  • Promote a greater understanding and appreciation of Arizona National Forests’ cultural and natural resources
  • Provide school field trips to learn about the National Forests
  • Our gift shops provide interpretive, educational and historic books, maps, and other theme-related  items  within the  Apache/Sitgreaves, Coconino and Tonto National Forests.

We Support:

  • Wildfire Prevention by supplying and assist with distibution of Smokey Bear educational materials
  • Junior Ranger Programs
  • Local Artists and Authors whose work reflects an apprecation of Arizona and its public lands
  • Preservation of archaeological sites

Hours of Operation

We are open 7 days a week at the Red Rock Visitor Center

Monday: 9am-430pm

Tuesday: 9am-430pm

Wednesday: 9am-430pm

Thursday: 9am-430pm

Friday: 9am-430pm

Saturday: 9am-430pm

Sunday: 9am-430pm

*With the exception of seasonal summer hours – Closed at 3pm

*Observing Thanksgiving and Christmas – Closed

Events and News

Get the information you need on our display for “Camp Oh – No”

We are always working on educational material that is relevant to our comunity and the people that visit.


We have a variety of books and maps in our gift shops. A portion of our proceeds goes towards helping the USDA Forest Service with educational and interpretive programs and displays. Want to donate? 


Check here for photos of past and present events and displays.

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