Fatman's loop is located on the east side
of Flagstaff and features beautiful trees and a magnificent view of the east side. The terrain is fairly rocky, so be sure to bring the right shoes!
If you're truly brave, you can take Fatman's Loop up "the stair master 5000" all the way to the top of Mount Elden. The view is breath taking, especially in the fall when the mountains are covered in aspens.
The Flagstaff Urban Trails System (FUTS, say "foots") is a city-wide network of over 50 miles of trails for recreation and non-motorized transportation.
Famous for its bright yellow aspen foliage in the fall, Lockett meadow is a beautiful place to go for a day hike, take some gorgeous pictures, or even camp at the campground overnight.
Only for the brave of heart! The 10.5 mile hike and 3353 ft elevation gain is worth the panoramic views of Northern Arizona. Enjoy lunch on the saddle, or hike all the way to the top so you can say you’ve been to the highest point in Arizona.
This hike starts in downtown Flagstaff at Thorpe park and leads up to the mesa where Lowell Observatory is. From there connect to a network of trails and enjoy the pines and views over Flagstaff.
A short walk from down town Flagstaff, Thorpe park boasts multiple playgrounds, ramadas, baseball fields, and even a bark park for your four-legged friends.
Adjacent to Thorpe Park, Frances Short Pond features walking trails connected to the Flagstaff Urban Tail System, as well as great fishing spots and abundant wildlife.
Buffalo Park is a local favorite, treasured for its incredible mountain views and easy walking trails.
There’s something for everyone at this park: playgrounds, sport courts, ramadas, barbecues, and even a skate park!
Foxglenn Park features multiple ramadas, a skate park, soccer, baseball and softball fields, Children's Garden memorial public art sculptures, and access to the 1.9-mile Foxglenn FUTS trail.
Located next to the library in downtown Flagstaff, Wheeler Park boasts a large stretch of green grass under beautiful trees, making it perfect for a picnic or a game of Frisbee. There are also various festivals held here throughout the year.
Explore this mile-long tube formed by molten rock. Be sure to bring a flashlight and some warm clothes – it is a real cave and it’s dark and chilly down there.
This national park is beautiful and historical, featuring an incredible canyon and the remains of homes from the land's original inhabitants.
A lake in Arizona? You bet! Lake Mary is a man-made lake with an upper and lower portion. Locals enjoy boating, fishing, kayaking, water skiing and so much more at this treasured Flagstaff play area.
Also known as “Chocolate Falls” these natural water falls are a real treat. The best time to see them is in March and April, when snow-melt increases the flow of water.
Head east of Flagstaff and you can find Meteor Crater, the incredible impact site of a real meteor. Along with the crater itself, learn more about this wonder at the museum there.
This wonder needs no introduction! Take a quick drive north of Flagstaff and see the Grand Canyon for yourself!
This 200-acre arboretum is home to 750 species of plants native to northern Arizona. It’s only open seasonally, so be sure to check below when planning your visit.
Choose one of two courses – a ropescourse winding through the tall pines, or a zip line course featuring dozens of zip lines. There is also a kids course for the little ones.
This wildlife park is located just west of Flagstaff in Williams, AZ. Drive-thru this park to see all sorts of wild life. Perfect for the whole family!
A state-of-the-art bike park featuring trails for various skill levels and tons of fun ramps and drops for all ages.
This ski resort offers a ski lift to several slopes for skiiers and snowboarders alike. Even when it’s not in season, there are lots of trails in the area to explore.