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Located north of Flagstaff, these are the remains of ancient volcanic peaks that may have once reached 15,000 feet above the Colorado Plateau.
Flagstaff, AZ
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the north scenice drive, the view of these are amazing. We also went off the 89, and took the road to see the meadows and another canon, it was a rough road, but beautiful. We say turkeys and a lot of mule deer...More

Thank Theresa M
Reviewed September 3, 2018

You can see the peaks from far away and as we were headed into Flagstaff the rains were coming down and shrouding the peaks. Then all of a sudden the rain stopped and the peaks were in full sunlight. I have been on top of...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Fantastic scenery, lots of walking, as short or as long as you feel. The snowball ski lift is worthwhile, with fabulous views from the top.

Thank Angela F
Reviewed August 22, 2018

As one goes north of Flagstaff, one cannot help but notice these glorious mountains. Actually, they are visible from many spots in Flagstaff. Our first day there, we went to the Museum of Northern Arizona. You need to take US-180 to get there, and as...More

2  Thank NYU62
Reviewed August 18, 2018

It was an unexpected sight to encounter these as we headed to Flagstaff, having left the Rockies behind some time ago. We drove up into the foothills but didn't have time to stop. Would look forward to experiencing them next time.

Thank Harrison_F_Carter
Reviewed July 29, 2018

In summer, not only can you take a marathon fitness level hike to the top or some portions of the mountain; but you can also take a lovely ride on the ski lift to the top n stroll about. Winter has skiing. Spring has wildflowers...More

1  Thank TravelinSuz
Reviewed July 27, 2018

This ski lift travel up the mountain is an exhilarating experience. The trip is about 30-40 minutes depending on how often they stop. But they fill only every other chair when loading. But when you get to the top, the view is extraordinary. Fantastic. But...More

Thank palmdesertdog
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Yep, you can be among saguaro cacti in the Sonoran Desert at the Valley of the Sun (Phoenix metro) and then two hours later up I-17 strap on skis at the Arizona snow bowl on the San Francisco Peaks in winter. In summer, you can...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed June 12, 2018

I happened to purchase a Hemis Kachina in Sedona and was told it's the last dancer before spirit returns to it's home in the San Francisco Peaks. The next day I visited the peaks and they're breathtaking. We traveled the scenic route along 180 on...More

Thank VooDooSpiders
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Still with snow on them, in May. Such a beautiful range, next visit I hope to visit more closely. Great photo op.

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June 29, 2017|
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Response from Dee P | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if you are asking about the time of day or the time of year, so I'll answer both. Time of day would be early to mid morning, or later in the afternoon. Keep in mind that you are at 7,000 elevation, so unless you... More
April 6, 2017|
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Response from brent b | Reviewed this property |
flagstaff to south rim of grand canyon. about 1.5 hours and 80 miles. nice road but can have snow in the winter. great hike town to havasupai. take lots of water to drink.