DAY THREE: High Country Adventure
Flagstaff is the perfect base camp for exploring the natural wonders of the area, from skiing the slopes of the San Francisco Peaks to hiking the red rocks of Sedona and more.
Arizona Snowbowl is the place to go for downhill skiing in northern Arizona in the winter but also an outdoor lover’s dream other seasons with tons of mountain trails and a challenging disc golf course. Get a bird’s eye view of the whole landscape from their Scenic Skyride (May-October). The Flagstaff Nordic Center offers cross country ski trails, as well as snowshoeing and snowplay areas every winter, and a full calendar of summer events.
Rent a bike to explore the 50+ miles of trails that are part of the Flagstaff Urban Trail System (FUTS). Pedal over to play disc golf at one of the several courses in city parks or explore the Coconino National Forest trails.
Buffalo Park is a hidden treasure, offering an easy 2-mile loop for family hiking or biking not far from downtown. The park offers scenic views of the San Francisco Peaks and Mount Elden.
Enjoy some summer fun on the water at Upper Lake Mary. Rent a canoe a few miles further out at Mormon Lake Lodge. They also have summer ATV rentals and horseback riding plus winter snowmobile tours.
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