While Arizona Snowbowl does not allow snowplay on the slopes, there are plenty of places in Flagstaff to go sledding and hold snowball fights! Check out the Flagstaff Snow Play Map or the following places: (directions below are from the intersection of Snowbowl Rd. and Hwy. 180):
- Wing Mountain: Continue northwest on Highway 180 approximately 2.8 miles (just before mile post 226) and turn left on FR 222B and continue 1 mile to parking area. This site is open 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. daily as snow conditions allow and is managed by Recreation Resource Management under a Temporary Special Use Permit. The cost per vehicle is $12. Services include parking management, snowplowing, restrooms, trash receptacles, and the sale of winter gear and concessions on busy weekends and holidays. For current conditions at Wing Mountain call (602) 923-3555 or visit www.snowplayaz.com.
- Crowley Pit: Continue northwest on Highway 180, approximately 9.8 miles (about 1 mile past the Flagstaff Nordic Center and turn left at the parking sign (mile post 233) and continue to the parking area.
- Walker Lake (also know as the Kendrick Park Watchable Wildlife Area): Continue northwest on Highway 180. approximately 14 miles and turn left into the parking area (mile post 235).
Flagstaff is home to a wide range of sporting good and ski shops, and we’re proud to be partnered with some of the best in the state. Each shop offers something different and are all great options for rental gear, clothing rentals and gear to purchase.
Take advantage of the great outdoors in nearly every way possible in Flagstaff. The city is also a hub for arts and science, shopping and historical as well as geological discovery.
After a great day outdoors, take your party in to town! Flagstaff is full of a wide palette of excellent dining options. From family-friendly pizza joints to gourmet fare, Flagstaff has it all. Check out a few of Flagstaff’s dining options, here.