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Arizona Snowbowl

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Address: 9300 N. Snowbowl Rd., Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Phone Number: +1 928-779-1951
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Located on the majestic San Francisco Peaks, the Arizona Snowbowl lies 14...

Located on the majestic San Francisco Peaks, the Arizona Snowbowl lies 14 miles outside of Flagstaff.

IN WINTER, it offers skiing and riding over its 777 acres, 40+ trails, and 2,300 vertical feet. The ski area's snowmaking capabilities offer season's opening in early December through early April.

IN SUMMER, the Scenic Chairlift shuttle riders to the top of Arizona (11,500 feet/ 3,500 m). Customers are invited to play disc golf, go on a hike and treat themselves to lunch with a view at Agassiz Lodge Restaurant.

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Fun snowboarding for beginners, beautiful views

Snowbowl is a great place to learn how to ski or snowboard. The green slopes are long and nice. When the weather is bad, it can get icy, but overall it is still a good experience... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Phoenix, Arizona

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Tempe, Arizona
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29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quick trip from Phoenix but a world away! I could have never imagined such a great place to snowboard/ski would be located in Arizona. I haven't done much snowboarding before, but everyone I ran into agreed that it was a great mountain! Lots of different runs for all skill levels! At $69 for a lift ticket, plus $39-$49 if you... More 

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Chicago, Il
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44 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to Arizona Snowbowl and were we ever pleasantly surprised. The runs were groomed and the lift tickets reasonably priced. The cafés were also reasonably priced unlike Colorado resorts. I would certainly return. I understand that weekends can be very crowded.

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Thank Mikecohike
Phoenix, Arizona
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55 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Snowbowl is a great place to learn how to ski or snowboard. The green slopes are long and nice. When the weather is bad, it can get icy, but overall it is still a good experience. Honestly, the only problem that I have with Snowbowl is that it can't handle overcrowding- especially in the food court/lodge. If at all possible,... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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320 reviews
118 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Snowbowl was ok. I am an expert while husband is a beginner. There aren't enough beginner trails and when we were there, the slopes were quite icy. I also never had to cross a parking lot to get from one ski lift to another. I prefer Sunrise better.

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Pauma Valley, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had not been skiing in 20 years- we had just dropped our son off at NAU and went skiing on a whim (bucket list item!).It was Saturday of MLK weekend after it snowed on Friday, so we expected lots of people. The only reason for one less star is the lineup on the bunny/learning slopes, they... More 

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Scottsdale
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146 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place in AZ to snowboard or ski. A few hours from Phoenix and you're in the snow. Reasonable rates, and a fun day trip.

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Thank hdslam
Wisconsin
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38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OK, there had just been a BIG snow so as we were there the conditions and the beauty were outstanding. Pro's 1. Plenty of runs of various types to keep all skiers happy. 2. Well groomed runs. 3. Very friendly lift and trail staff. 4. Short / no lines on the week days. Cons 1. Confusing / limited signage. 2.... More 

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Scottsdale
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99 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on a day trip, by coach, to Snowbowl. Included was lift ticket, rental and a lesson for my 2 teenage daughters. I skied the whole mountain. Lifts took a while in the morning but the slopes were open and plenty of room. I was very pleasantly surprised by the choice of runs, the quality of the grooming and the... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first experience at a ski resort and it was awesome !!. We visited during christmas 2015 and the staffs were very patient, courteous and helpful. Make sure you drive a FWD/AWD or have chains as they don't allow cars to go up the mountain in snow, if itsn't a FWD/AWD or no chains. Recommend to go early and plan... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Snowbowl is the best option for those living in Phoenix since it's only a 2.5 hour drive from there. We picked a Saturday to go there after it had snowed for 4 days straight. We had reviews that warned of long rental lines and those without 4x4/AWDs not being let through. To avoid being turned back, we rented skis at... More 

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