Big Springs, Arizona

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Big Springs, Arizona
Unincorporated community
Big Springs, Arizona is located in Arizona
Big Springs, Arizona
Big Springs, Arizona
Coordinates: 36°36′06″N 112°21′00″W / 36.60167°N 112.35000°W / 36.60167; -112.35000Coordinates: 36°36′06″N 112°21′00″W / 36.60167°N 112.35000°W / 36.60167; -112.35000
Country United States
State Arizona
County Coconino
Elevation 6,949 ft (2,118 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
Area code(s) 928
GNIS feature ID 1379[1]

Big Springs is an unincorporated community in Coconino County, Arizona, United States. Big Springs is located in Kaibab National Forest 10.8 miles (17.4 km) southwest of Jacob Lake.

The Big Springs Lookout Tower and Big Springs Ranger Station, which are both listed on the National Register of Historic Places, are located near Big Springs.[2]

The Big Springs location is used at times by the Forest Service as summer crew station for surveys and firefighting. Buildings include crew cabins, shower and bath house, cafeteria, barn, and house for staff.

Crew cabins in 1970.
View of the Big Springs Camp and pond from up on the adjacent hill
Summer Survey Crew at Big Springs AZ 1970
Summer timber thinning crew at Big Springs AZ 1970