2765 S. Woodlands Village Blvd
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Phone: (928) 556-3000
Fax: (928) 774-1901
Located south of Flagstaff, Fort Tuthill County Park, is home to the Coconino County Fair and Coconino County Horse Races. There are five areas which include the Amphitheater, the Fairground, The Grandstands Race Track and Posse Arena. Each one offers its own entertainment and during the summer, the area is bustling with variety of special events such as rodeos, fairs and other attractions particular to the venue.
Ski the slopes of Northern Arizona and ski the sky itself! Rising like a winter wonderland against a stunning panoramic backdrop of Ponderosa Pine forests and mountain peaks, Flagstaff's Nordic Center gives visitors a new view of the world. On a clear day, skiers may see the Grand Canyon in the distance, more than 60 miles away! Skills enhancement courses and moonlight tours are available by reservation.
Take a day trip to Williams and witness a "Wild-West Shootout," then ride an authentic steam-powered locomotive 65-miles to the south rim of the Grand Canyon. Shop along the Canyon or try a little ice-cream treat while enjoying the view. Your return trip holds a little "surprise." If you prefer to stay in Williams, there are quaint B&Bs as well as the popular Fray Marcos Hotel. Antique shops line the charming streets of Williams, which is part of historic Old Route 66. Fares run from $24.95-$119.95 round trip. Call +1 800 843 8724 (Toll Free).
The Northern Arizona University offers open recreational facilities to the students called Fieldhouse. Two basketball courts, two tennis courts and 1/8th mile track is included in the venue. Always striving to provide cultural, social, leisure and recreational opportunities, the union with support of students offers learning opportunity in areas of sports. The Fieldhouse also offers food services. Prochnow Auditorium, a 940-seat venue used for movies, concerts and special events, is located close to Fieldhouse.
Located in the north side of Northern Arizona University Campus, Lumberjack Stadium is a highly regarded soccer facility in the Big Sky Conference and the West. The seating capacity of the stadium is 3000. Apart from the field which is 65 yards wide by 120 yards long, the stadium has an eight-lane 400-meter track and is also home to the administrative offices of the Center for High Altitude Training. The Northern Arizona mascot is Louie the Lumberjack with various merchandise like caps, T-shirt and bags available for promotion and sales. Adjacent to the Lumberjack Stadium is the NAU recreation with facilities like sauna, gymnasium, aerobics room and much more.
Vertical Relief is an indoor rock climbing facility located a few blocks north of the Northern Arizona University. Lead climbing, top roping and bouldering on over 7,000 square feet of varied terrain make Vertical Relief a great place to train and practice. The gear shop carries all the equipment climbers need and climbing guide books for destinations throughout the west. All Vertical Relief employees are experienced climbers and love to share their enthusiasm and knowledge about climbing. Whether you are a serious climber or just looking for a fun way to spend a few hours trying the exciting sport of climbing in a controlled environment Vertical Relief is the place to visit. Family day rates are available on Saturdays from noon to 3p for only $20 per climber and include day passes, equipment rental and belay lessons. -Herman Sims
The scent of wild acorns and fresh air is intoxicating while visitors wander around in the world's largest Ponderosa Pine forest. And perched at a heavenly height of 7,150 feet above sea level, Flagstaff's Arboretum is home to more than 2,000 different species of native flora. The arboretum also holds special aviary programs which showcase Arizona's native eagles, hawks, and other birds of prey. Throughout the summer season it hosts events like the popular Native Herb Festival or the Penstemon Plant Sale, and if you enjoy vino, the 'Wine in the Woods' event every September is a blast.
Flagstaff is an ideal destination for lovers of the outdoors. With its gorgeous mountain trails and scenic tracks, you have no excuse to be lazy. Absolute Bikes offers you a convenient and active way to explore the city. You can rent different kinds of bikes from here, inclusive of gear like the pump, repair kit, helmet and personalized pedals. You can call or mail to reserve a bike for a guaranteed rental. In case you don't want to venture out on your own, just sign up for one of the organized tours and rides. If you are looking to buy a bike, choose from the vast merchandise ranging from companies like Titus to Moots. Also pick up accessories, components and clothing.
Flagstaff's sunshine climate inspires a day at the park. Whether you want to plan a picnic, watch a rousing rugby match, cheer for the boys of summer or take your dog for a scenic run, this park is the perfect setting. Four baseball fields and a concession stand cater to baseball and softball fans in season. A grassy multi-functional field begs the feet of soccer and disc golf players. Picnic tables and benches offer rest and shade. Laughter from the playground permeates the ponderosa pines. Call the administration for a schedule of sporting events and activities for all ages.
Among the verdant Ponderosa Pines, Flagstaff Extreme Adventure Course offers zip-lines, ropes, traps, nets, bridges and suspended contraptions for those not afraid of heights. There are two different courses, one for adults and the other for kids, but both provide thrills and great views above the canopy. It's located in Fort Tuthill County Park, one of the many park gems among the larger Coconino National Forest.
Affectionately known as 'Frolf' (a portmanteau of Frisbee and Golf), this game is just as difficult as teeing off, though different muscles are used to throw the disc into the basket. The game of disc golf started in the early 1960's and since then it has gained quite a following, enough so to create its own associations. Here in Flagstaff, McPherson Park provides all you need to enjoy a professional game; where you'll learn the rules and quirky terminology every sport has from the Flagstaff Disc Golf Club.
Do the unusual and go ice skating in Arizona! This activity center is an indoor rink with ice skating in the winter (mid-September through April 30) and, on occasion, inline skating during the summer months (June through end of August). Family activities and group competitions put the summer blues on ice, so call ahead to see what's chilling. The center accepts cash and personal checks.