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Address: Flagstaff, AZ
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Located north of Flagstaff, these are the remains of ancient volcanic peaks...

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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The benevolent sentries of the north

I'm amazed to discover we can review something so iconic, so powerful, as the Peaks themselves. My favorite spot in the state; if I ever got a tattoo this silhouette would be it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
lisa s
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm amazed to discover we can review something so iconic, so powerful, as the Peaks themselves. My favorite spot in the state; if I ever got a tattoo this silhouette would be it. The highest point in Arizona, with permafrost in places, a sky ride to get to the view you'll never forget...sacred to many First Nations, so I recommend... More 

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Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect timing, late August, for viewing the yellow wildflower fields in and around Flagstaff. An especially beautiful spot,is near Arizona Snowbowl, with the Peaks in the background.

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Ipswich, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our way to the Grand Canyon our guide pointed out the San Francisco Peaks; on our way back we saw them from the other side. We saw enough to think that on another trip we would like to go a lot closer, perhaps hiking a bit. It was fun to see this particular range, which has so often been... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

This is one of the prettiest hiking areas in Flagstaff. Lockett Meadow is a popular summer destination for campers and hikers seeking cooler temperatures. Then in October, the big attraction is the changing colors of the aspens --- a joy for photographers. After navigating the narrow U.S. Forest Service road to Lockett Meadow and the Inner Basin Trail, your reward... More 

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Corrales, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Made the trip to the snow bowl which is at almost 11,000 feet. Beautiful views of the rest of the area

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Dunnellon, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

there are a lot of other fabulous sites to see, so if you are short on time, skip this. you can see the peaks from many other vantage spots.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

The S F Peaks are the remains of five different volcanoes that erupted about four million years ago and have since been glaciated. To the east there was a substantial collapse of the part of one of the Peaks, creating the Inner Basin. The highest elevation in the state of Arizona is the top of the Peaks and in the... More 

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Winthrop, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

After a most hair raising ride up the edge of a mountain to 10,000 Feet you get the most amazing view. It is worth the ride up there, They have campsites for a fee which I am quite sure get sold out in the summer months. Good cheap place to stay though would recommend for families that like to camp.... More 

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Prescott, Az.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Sitting at 12,660 feet, Humphries the tallest peak in Arizona the view is breath taking. The climb is a trail of many roots and rocks, but not that hard if you take your time.

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Key West, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Its not Colorado or Utah, but when you drive 2 hours from Phoenix I can get my snowboard fix.They opened a new lift this year as well, I went too early in the season, and did not make it back to try.

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