Flagstaff is a haven for winter activities. Our local parks — including Buffalo Park and Fort Tuthill County Park — are great places to snowshoe and cross-country ski because they feature trails and other amenities. Please note, there is no sledding permitted in City of Flagstaff parks.
Coconino County Parks & Recreation • 928-679-8000 • coconino.az.gov/parks
Directions: Located 2 miles south of Flagstaff, on the west side of I-17 / HWY 89. Take Exit 337; the park is on the opposite side of I-17 from Pulliam Airport.
Visitors are welcome to play in the snow, snowshoe, cross-country ski. It is a great place to build snowmen and there is a small downhill sledding area. Fort Tuthill offers plenty of parking, along with picnic ramadas and tables. The park is open from dawn to dusk.
City of Flagstaff Recreation 1650 N. Turquoise Dr. • 928-779-7690 • www.flagstaff.az.gov
Directions: From S. Milton Rd. (off I-17N), take a left at Humphreys St., turn right on Columbus, go one block east, turn left on Beaver St. and continue uphill. Next, turn right on Forest Ave., continue east and turn left at the light on Turquoise Dr., which leads to a parking area.
For a small fee, lessons, public skating, figure skating and hockey are offered. Rental skates are also available.
City of Flagstaff Recreation 2400 N. Gemini Dr. • 928-779-7690 • www.flagstaff.az.gov
Directions: From S. Milton Rd. (off I-17N), go left at Humphreys St., turn right on Columbus, go one block east, turn left on Beaver St. and continue uphill. Next, turn right on Forest Ave. and continue east. At the top off the hill, turn left on Gemini Dr. to the parking area.
With spectacular views of the San Francisco Peaks, Buffalo Park offers a vast network of trails, including access to the Flagstaff Urban Trails System (FUTS), National Forest trails and the Arizona Trail. Situated on 215 acres, the park features a 2-mile trail loop, parking, portable restrooms, one 24x20 handicap-accessible ramada and plenty of open spaces. Buffalo Park's trails and amenities are maintained year-round. Open from dawn to dusk. Buffalo Park is ideal for winter sports such as cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.