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 in promoting public awareness of the sensitive balance needed to preserve the land its history while maintaing commercial and recreational use by the 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 for the conservation and sustainable use of Arizona’s public lands
  • Promote a greater understanding and appreciation of Arizona National Forests’ cultural and natural resources.
  • Through our gift shops provide interpretive, educational and historical books, maps, and other theme-related items.

We Support:

  • Wildfire Prevention 
  • Junior Ranger Programs
  • Local artists and authors 
  • Preservation of cultural heritage and archaeological sites

Hours of Operation

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

Monday: 9am-415pm

Tuesday: 9am-415pm

Wednesday: 9am-415pm

Thursday: 9am-415pm

Friday: 9am-415pm

Saturday: 9am-415pm

Sunday: 9am-415pm

*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.

Customer Service, Quality, Wait time                                                                    “Lovely Staff”

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“Love coming to this place! So helpful, and the gift shop has the best jewelry I’ve ever seen.”

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