Hiking And Skiing In Flagstaff Arizona

Flagstaff, Arizona Outdoor Adventures

With the highest mountain in Arizona - San Francisco Peaks - in its back yard and the Grand Canyon 80 miles north, Flagstaff, Arizona, is an outdoor recreation paradise. Nestled in the world's largest ponderosa pine forest at an altitude of 7,000 feet, Flagstaff is a spectacular destination for year-round outdoor adventure and recreation. In this stunning landscape of soaring mountains, verdant forests and lava flows, Flagstaff is a divine playland for wilderness hiking, mountain biking, river rafting, rock climbing, wildlife viewing, camping and skiing. During the winter months, Flagstaff is a snowy wonderland where countless skiers and snowboarders challenge the steep slopes and diverse terrain of the Flagstaff forests and mountains.
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Flagstaff Hotel Near Hiking, Biking & Skiing Areas.

Surrounded by Coconino National Forest and Snowbowl, Econo Lodge Lucky Lane in Flagstaff, AZ, is a relaxing vacation retreat in the heart of Northern Arizona adventure country. Surrounded by the pristine scenery of Flagstaff - from the San Francisco Peaks and pine forests to the red rock canyon - our charming Flagstaff hotel features beautifully appointed accommodations with free WiFi and pillow-top mattresses, heated indoor pool and hot tub, sauna and steam room, fitness facility, complimentary breakfast and exciting sightseeing tours and packages. Book the Arizona Sports & Outdoor Adventure Package. [Top]
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Flagstaff Arizona Hiking

Flagstaff, Arizona Hiking.

Named one of the "Top Seven Trail Towns in America," by Trailrunner Magazine, Flagstaff is a hiking nirvana and one of the top hiking destinations in the world. Towering above the Volcanic Highlands at 12,643 feet into the blue Arizona sky, San Francisco Peaks offer challenging trails to three summits that ring this dormant volcano. Located only 14 miles from downtown Flagstaff, the trailhead for Humphreys Summit, the highest peak in Arizona, offers amazing hiking challenges and spectacular panoramic views that stretch to the Grand Canyon. The 817-mile Arizona National Scenic Trail - from Mexico to Utah - is a short drive from downtown.

On the edge of Flagstaff, Coconino National Forest offers miles of scenic hiking and backpacking trails through its four environments - Peaks District (high-country mountain forests and meadows); Mormon Lake District (wide-open spaces dotted with lakes); Mogollon Rim District (lush forests on the edge of the Mogollon Rim) and Red Rock District (red-rock canyons and Oak Creek). The fabled red rock trails, aspen-lined paths and scenic overlooks of Sedona are 30 minutes south of Flagstaff and the Grand Canyon trails are 80 miles from our hotel. For leisurely hikes in town, Flagstaff has a 33-mile urban trail system.

For back-country and alpine hiking, head to the 18,960 acre Kachina Peaks Wilderness - a hiking adventure in the upper reaches of the San Francisco Peaks including Humphreys Peak, Arizona's highest point at 12,643 feet. Sacred to hikers and the Hopi people, this northern Arizona landscape offers challenging trails through the forest and meadows of the mountain’s lower slopes and some that lead to the peaks of the mountain's inner basin, a huge caldera formed during the mountain's most recent volcanic cataclysm. Mountain scenery and views from these trails are worth the journey! [Top]
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Flagstaff, Arizona Biking - Parks to Peaks.

From the steep trails of the San Francisco Peaks to scenic cruises along the Mogollon Rim, Flagstaff is mountain bike and road cycling heaven. Set in the hills of the Arizona’s volcanic peaks, Flagstaff offers mountain bikers a variety of rugged trails and mountain terrain. Sedona's famous red rock trails - a half hour drive to the south - offer extreme thrills for rock hoppers. Explore the city on the Flagstaff Urban Trail System, offering 33 miles of bike paths that link to the mountain bike trails of the Arizona Trail, Coconino National Forest and the Flagstaff Bikeways System. BMX riders will love the Basin BMX, a facility with a range of tricks, including three basins and an over-vert wall. Downtown Flagstaff has several bike shops, including Absolute Bikes and AZ Bikes, which offer rentals and maps to the trailheads. [Top]
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Arizona Skiing - High Country Winter Fun!.

Flagstaff is Arizona's winter playground boasting over 100 inches of the snow for winter activities, such as skiing, snowboarding, tubing, and sledding. Nearby ski areas like Arizona Snowbowl and the Flagstaff Nordic Center offer excellent alpine and Nordic skiing, as well as snowboard and sledding areas. Enjoy a scenic drive to Wing Mountain, Crowley Pit, Peak View Overlook and Walker Lake for beautiful forested areas for exciting winter activities. [Top]
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Arizona Snowbowl.

Located on the majestic San Francisco Peaks in the Coconino National Forest, Arizona Snowbowl is one of the oldest ski areas in the U.S. Skiers and snowboarders enjoy 32 scenic alpine trails, 2300 feet of vertical drop, challenging runs, four lifts and an average snowfall of 260 inches. With a long history of entertaining skiers and boarders, Snowbowl offers the best learning terrain in the southwest, with over 50 acres, ski lessons, and two chairlifts in the Hart Prairie beginner area. Intermediate and advanced snowriders can experience the many steep and challenging trails, while kids enjoy the SKIwee or Ridge Runner programs that teach thee fun way to ski or snowboard. Snowbowl also features two lodges with restaurants, bars, and sport shops. Visit www.arizonasnowbowl.com. [Top]
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Flagstaff Nordic Center.

Nestled in a snow pocket of the Peaks at about 8,300 feet, in the beautiful Coconino National Forest, the Flagstaff Nordic Center is Arizona’s top cross-country ski destination. FNC offers 25 miles of groomed cross-country ski and 10 miles of snowshoe trails through beautiful forest, along with a sledding area at Crowley Pit - one mile away. Stop by the lodge for sledding equipment, a cup of hot chocolate and a variety of snacks. FNC offers evening skiing and snowshoeing on lighted trails every Friday evening, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m., during the season. FNC offers an assortment of ski gear and clothing at the lodge and the ski shop offers ski tuning and waxing. For passes, visit www.flagstaffnordiccenter.com. [Top]
Flagstaff AZ Lodging
Econo Lodge Lucky Lane - Flagstaff Hotel, Arizona (AZ)
Located at
2480 E. Lucky Lane, Flagstaff, Arizona 86004
Contact: 928-774-7701  Fax: 928-774-7855
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2480 E. Lucky Lane Flagstaff, AZ 86004


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