Exploring Flagstaff

The Best Adventure Activities in Flagstaff

Flagstaff Sites to Check Out: Located 1 Hour North of Sedona

Sunset Picnic/Kayak Rentals

Best Summertime Hiking Trail

  • Kachina Trail: This moderate hike showcases the best Aspen color change in all of Arizona during October. The hike is popular and an early start is recommended. Expect cool temperatures as you will be traversing the highest peak in AZ, Map It

Best Fall Color Change Hike

  • Locket Meadow/Inner Basin Trail #29: This moderate to challenging hike is an incredible place to see seasonal wildflowers through the late Spring and Summer. Expect to see large bands of Mullein, Lupine, Verbena. and Sunflowers during monsoon season. Drive to upper parking lot requires high clearance SUV. Map It

Ski Northern AZ/Summertime Chairlift Ride

Wildlife Park to See Bears & Raptors

  • Bearizona (Williams): A fun drive through wilderness park to see bears, deer, falcons, eagles, and other beautiful animals of the area. This works as a great and time-efficient activity to check out en route to Zion and Grand Canyon South Rim, Map It

Learn About Local Plants

  • The Arboretum at Flagstaff: If you're interested in learning more about local botany, this is the perfect site for you. Please be aware, this uses a dirt road for access. Map It

Hike a Volcano

  • Red Mountain Volcano: Hike to a unique cinder cone volcano, which erupted over 740,000 years ago!! This site looks more like Bryce Canyon than Northern AZ, and is decorated with extremely featured 1,000ft spires and hoodoos. Always a great way to escape the crowds. Avoid the site after precipitation due to the soft soil and slippery cinders. Learn More/Map It

View the Stars in a "Dark Sky City"

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Useful Hiking Links

List of Flagstaff Hiking Trails A to Z

Rent a Cabin, Picnic Sites & Archaeology Sites

Wilderness Areas, Scenic Drives, Fishing Spots

Flagstaff Area Campgrounds

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Tour Length: Two Hour, Three Hour, Half Day, Full Day, Marathon Day Tours

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