Hiking Trails

Surrounded by the magnificent San Francisco Peaks rising from the Arizona plains and the lush forest foliage, escape to the many scenic hiking trails surrounding Flagstaff. The list of trails are endless but we have picked our favorites for you.

Slate Mountain Trail

Slate Mountain Trail

A moderate 4.2 miles round-trip with breathtaking views of the San Francisco Peaks.
Location: Trailhead: 30 minutes out of town on Hwy 180
Inner Basin Trail

Inner Basin Trail

Inner Basin is a top Fall Foliage Hike, a moderate 3.2 mile round-trip.
Location: Trailhead: Lockett Meadow Campground
Aspen Nature Loop

Aspen Nature Loop

The Aspen Nature Loop is one of 4 trails at Arizona Snowbowl Easy 1 mile loop
Location: Trailhead: Arizona Snowbowl
Red Mountain Trail

Red Mountain Trail

Step inside an ancient volcano on this easy 3-mile round-trip trail.
Location: Trailhead: 30 minutes out of town on Hwy 180
Kachina Trail

Kachina Trail

Another Arizona Snowbowl treasure, slightly harder than Aspen Nature Loop. A moderate 10-mile round-trip hike that can be cut short.
Location: Trailhead: Arizona Snowbowl
Veit Springs Loop

Veit Springs Loop

This is one of the shortest, easiest and most peaceful trails in the Flagstaff area.
Location: Trailhead: Snowbowl Road, Flagstaff
Flagstaff Urban Trail System (FUTS)

Flagstaff Urban Trail System (FUTS)

A diverse trail system along streets, through neighborhoods and into the serene wilderness. Plenty to choose from.
Location: Flagstaff, AZ
Bismark Lake Trail

Bismark Lake Trail

Enjoy unobstructed mountain views on this easy 3-mile round-trip through open meadows.
Location: Trailhead: FR 151 Hart Prairie Rd
Fat Man`s Loop

Fat Man`s Loop

Set out right from the heart of town for great views of the city on this moderate 3-mile round-trip trail that is still a #1 local favorite.
Location: Trailhead: Across from Flagstaff Mall
The Arizona Trail

The Arizona Trail

The Arizona Trail is a 800+ mile trail which runs from Utah to Mexico with many sections of the trail running through Flagstaff. Aspen Corner is a favorite year-round but especially in the fall.
Location: Trailhead: Snowbowl Road, Flagstaff
Buffalo Park

Buffalo Park

Take an easy 2-mile loop around Buffalo Park just minutes from downtown Flagstaff. Great for a quick brisk walk.
Location: Trailhead: 2400 N Gemini Rd, Flagstaff, AZ