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A dirt trail running through Buffalo park in Flagstaff, Arizona.

4 PLACES IN FLAGSTAFF TO ENJOY THE GREAT OUTDOORS

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Ahh, Flagstaff, Arizona. Surrounded by endless mountains, ponderosa pine trees, and desert landscape – it’s no wonder you call Mountain Trail home in this beautiful, nature-centric city. Take advantage of all that the great outdoors has to offer here with this list of must-see Flagstaff locations.

Buffalo Park

We’re starting this list off with a nearby 215-acre park just north of Mountain Trail. Two miles of hiking trails take you through a stunning landscape with insanely cool viewpoints, glimpses of the local flora and fauna, and picture-perfect shots of Mount Elden.

Walnut Canyon National Monument

Walk a 1-mile round trip on a paved trail to check out 25 historic cliffside dwellings and uniquely shaped rock formations at this iconic spot. Be sure to bring along some water and wear sturdy hiking shoes. Always check weather alerts for snow or ice before making the 17-minute drive to high-elevation territory.

Flagstaff Extreme Adventure Course

Unleash your inner daredevil with a visit to this thrilling outdoor adventure course. At just $55, you can spend hours climbing trees, balancing on wood planks, and ziplining through the forest. Time slots are currently limited, so be sure to make your reservation in advance.

Arizona Snowbowl

For a skiing and snowboarding adventure in the Flagstaff area, the Snowbowl is a must-visit. Rent gear, take lessons, and play in the snow all within an hour drive up to the mountain. Up for a midweek day trip? You can get a ticket for as low as $49!

Head over to read our other blog posts for more exciting things to see and do around Flagstaff.

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