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“Beautiful” 5 of 5 stars
Review of San Francisco Peaks

San Francisco Peaks
Flagstaff, AZ
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Ranked #13 of 79 things to do in Flagstaff
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Activities: Hiking
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Owner description: Located north of Flagstaff, these are the remains of ancient volcanic peaks that may have once reached 15,000 feet above the Colorado Plateau.
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

We enjoyed having these as the backdrop during our two days in the Flagstaff area. We didn't do any hiking or anything, but took lots of pictures.

Visited April 2013
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“Makes you draw a breath in wonder....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

There’s something glorious about a snow-covered peak and when several are grouped together against a backdrop of sky with the sun gleaming off the ice, it kind of makes you draw a breath in wonder!

Located within the vast Coconino National Forest as we travelled north out of Flagstaff, this mountain range dramatically over - shadowed a diverse landscape including meadows, pine forests and complete wilderness spots.

They have a sacred and religious significance for a number of Native Indian tribes and the legends surrounding them are intriguing. Next time we’ll come back in summer to try one or two of the easier trails to get an even closer look at this grand collection of volcanic peaks.

Enjoy your experience!

Visited March 2013
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Tunnel Hill, Georgia
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“Breathtaking!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

Absolutely one of my favorite places to go in and around Flagstaff. The view from the parking area just below the Snowbowl if fantastic and the drive up is even more beautiful. My only regret is not seeing all the aspens changing color in the fall, I would have loved to have seen the golden leaves against the white trunks.

Visited June 2012
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Winnipeg, Canada
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“Great view from the city”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Great site with the snow on the peaks We enjoyed the view as we drove down the city streets, Took lots of pictures.

Visited March 2013
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“Stunning to see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

We came up from Sedona and when we turned off 89 to get onto the highway, we were greeted by the awesome sight of these snow covered peaks! It gave us a sense of peace driving towards them. Beautiful

Visited March 2013
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