Recreation

Flagstaff Ranger District Picnic, Archaeology, Cabins, Winter Recreation Tables

Flagstaff District Recreation Areas include Picnic Areas, Archaeology Sites, Cabin Rentals and more. These tables list most of them.

Picnic Area Fees Facilities
Kinnikinick Lake Picnic Area No Fee Picnic tables, boat ramp, vault toilets. No water. Pack It In, Pack It Out
Lake Mary Narrows Picnic Area See site details Picnic tables (barrier free), cooking grills, toilets (barrier free), boat ramp, paved fishing ramp, nearby campground
Lower Lake Mary Picnic Area See site details Paved road and parking, picnic tables (barrier free), cooking grills, Roofed shelter, toilets (barrier free)
Painted Desert Vista and Doney Picnic Area No fee Picnic tables, cooking grills, pit toilets, trails
Photos availableUpper Lake Mary Picnic Area See site details Boating, fishing, picnicking, biking, and wildlife viewing. Vault toilets.

 

Special Activities Highlights Info
Photos availableCinder Hills OHV Area Off-highway driving, camping, sightseeing Year-round
Elden Pueblo Archaeological site, public dig events, public educational courses Events April through September
Photos availableLava River Cave Hiking in the lava tube, scenic drive, wildlife All access roads to the cave are closed in winter. Lava River Cave will be closed to all motorized access (except snowmobiles) when winter weather arrives. Snowmobile, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, horseback riding, etc., permitted.
Photos availableSnowbowl Summer Skyride Scenic views, alpine environment, hiking, fall colors Memorial Day weekend through October fall colors season

 

Cabins Rooms with a View Season
Photos availableFernow Cabin This rustic 3-bedroom log cabin is located in a beautiful ponderosa pine setting on the Mogollon Rim. May through mid-November
Photos availableKendrick Cabin Kendrick Cabin is a retired U. S. Forest Service Fire Guard Station built in the 1960s. While it was in service, firefighters lived here during the fire season. May through mid-November

 

Winter Activities Fees Facilities
Winter Recreational Opportunities At some areas  

Visit the Flagstaff Winter Recreation site for information about area winter activities.

  Courtesy of Flagstaff Convention & Visitors Bureau
Flagstaff Nordic Center Yes, see site Groomed trails, day lodge, restrooms, snack back, cross country ski and snowshoe rentals, ski school
Snowbowl Ski Area Yes Chair lifts, day lodges, restrooms, restaurant/bar, ski rentals, ski school
Photos availablePeakview Parking Area No fee Restrooms, picnic table, paved parking
Wing Mountain Winter Recreation See details Cross Country skiing, snowshoeing, snow play, great views of the San Francisco Peaks
Kendrick Snowmobile Trail System No fee Signed trails and parking areas
Mormon Lake Ski Touring Center See details Groomed trails, lodge, restaurant, restrooms, rentals, ski school and retail shop
Mormon Lake/Pinewood Snowmobile Trail System No About 54 miles of designated non-groomed snowmobile routes that follow signed Forest Service roads

Recreation Activities for the Flagstaff District shown in tables:

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