Forest 525 Road | Wild Camping

United States


Last Visited: 2 months ago
GPS: 34.815584, -111.905132
Altitude: 1183.0 masl
Place Website:


Electricity: No
Wifi: Yes - Average
Kitchen: No
Restaurant: No
Showers: No
Water: No
Toilets: No
Big Rig Friendly: Yes
Tent Friendly: Yes
Pet Friendly: Yes

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Dispersed Camping a little further down the road:
Fire pits and quiet on a weekday.


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Stayed here for six nights at different sites every day. Such a beautiful area!

Very busy, but pretty good overall. Road is a little bumpy but not unmanageable. There was a fire pit that we used just behind our spot, kind of a little cul-de-sac. About 20 minutes from both Sedona and cottonwood. Very dusty. Rating this an 8/10.

As described - plenty of spots down this road. A bit of cell service (verizon). Overall great spot!

I must admit I dislike this spot.

Personal preference- but this is way too busy. Got here last night at 5pm or so and took one of the last spots a few miles down the road. This place is like a highway of RVs , vans and off-road vehicles. No real solitude to be had.

A wonderful area to hang with others and bring a dirt bike or atv!

Second night we tried to find a new spot and nothing was available besides for Parking lots with a corner here or there. Ended up choosing a shoulder in the road at the main highway rather than bother others

Still- beautiful sights to be had - get here early and you will have luck I would bet!

Right off the highway. Easy to get to and park. Large dirt spot. Medium traffic, but not too noisy. About a 15 minute drive north to Sedona.

Really enjoyed this spot! We could see Jerome from our camp spot. Plenty of room for single or group camping where we parked. A little windy but such nice weather. If you look in the grass you can even find little stick bugs! Super cool!

BLM with plenty of places to pull off right off the HWY. 14 days maximum. Easy access for any vehicle. Lovely campervans.

Stayed there 3 nights, great views and met fun people. Close to the city and great trails. Hot air balloons in the morning is really magical! It gets pretty muddy after rain I would avoid if weather gets bad

Pull of on the dirt road. Excellent. Few friendly atv’s . And trucks. Quiet , great fire pits and someone left some woodZ. :). Thanks

BLM land just outside of Sedona. The farther you go down on 525 you get much better views. Overall the gravel road is good.

The first night we went 4 miles in and had epic views. We are in a 2005 158wb Sprinter. The road was good until the last .4 of a mile. But if you go slow almost anyone can drive a ways in.

The Next three nights we stays in a large group site about .5 miles in. Wake up to hot air balloons each morning.

Lot of places along the street! We camped on a big place around 1km away from the highway on the left side with a lot of other campers. No shade.

Quiet free campsites along road 525. Good cellular reception.

Perfect place to visit Sedona. Lot of rv’s and cars/tents. Pit toilet on parkingsite (former place to stay) orher site of the way

Fire pit and decently level ground. Not a lot of shade. Quiet on a weekday after Memorial Day.

Many sites along this gravel road. Not good for rainy weather, all the sites become mud traps. Will be great in dry weather though.

Dispersed Camping a little further down the road.