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San Francisco Peaks

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Address: Flagstaff, AZ
Activities: Hiking
Description: Located north of Flagstaff, these are the remains of ancient volcanic...
Located north of Flagstaff, these are the remains of ancient volcanic peaks that may have once reached 15,000 feet above the Colorado Plateau.
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Great hiking

the Peaks are a great place to hike in sprin, summer and fall. Pack plenty of water, sunscreen and snacks and you can go all day!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
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Flagstaff, Arizona
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76 reviews 76 reviews
22 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

the Peaks are a great place to hike in sprin, summer and fall. Pack plenty of water, sunscreen and snacks and you can go all day!

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Gympie, Australia
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221 reviews 221 reviews
84 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We decided to annoy our sat nav & took the minor route to the Grand Canyon skirting around SF peaks park. Humphreys Peak is always in view, even from the Meteor Crater East of Flagstaff.

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Los Angeles, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Such a great place to visit! Make sure to head into the park to see the lava rock and appreciate the beautiful sights it has to offer!

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Springfield, Missouri
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Even though we didnt go up any peaks, we went around and around them. Snow on top made for some great pictures no matter what angle you took them from. Must see!

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maryland, usa
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84 reviews 84 reviews
28 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We love the peaks, visit every time we make it to Flagstaff from the East Coast. Oct is beautiful with field and mountain sides all lite up with the yellow aspen. There is always a hike we'd like to do and of course one can take the lift up to the top. Remember you're above 12,000 ft when you hike... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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69 reviews 69 reviews
15 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Visible from all over Flagstaff, these peaks lend a western feel to this upscale college town. Lots of hiking and mtn biking trails abound on these peaks.

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Okinawa, Japan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Locket Meadow is my favorite hike in Arizona. There are stretches where you are completely surrounding by Aspen as far as you can see. Just spectacular.

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Gilbert
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Beautiful mountain in a beautiful city. Take the lift to the top of snow bowl for a great view! There is a restaraunt with a patio at the ski lift area.

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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178 reviews 178 reviews
63 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Summer hikes, fall color with the aspens, and winter skiing -a true outdoor playground. We love the Kachina trail and Aspen Corner in particular.

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Port Townsend, Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Went accessed trailheads via the Snow Bowl. There are plenty of options from easy to strenuous. Parking was easy and trailheads not hard to find. The views are magnificent. We met lots of locals and visitors on the hike and all were friendly and helpful.

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