Flagstaff Snowshoeing: Snowshoe Rentals & Tours

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Flagstaff snowshoeing is a fun winter time activity that is affordable and requires very little skill, if any.

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  • Strap on snowshoes and head out on the trails. 
  • If you don’t know how to ski, hit some hiking trails for snowshoeing; it’s a nice way to enjoy the snow. 
  • Visit Fort Tuthill County Park for trails and picnic areas.

Where can I go snowshoeing?

There are three areas near town to go snowshoeing:

Flagstaff Nordic Center
Flagstaff Nordic Center has miles and miles of snowshoeing trails that are open to the public and that will take you on an adventure through Coconino National Forest. 

Lava Trail 

  • Distance: 4 miles 
  • Difficulty: Strenuous 
  • Trail Type: Loop 
  • Trailhead: Nordic Center lodge 

Aspen Trail 

  • Distance: 2.5 miles 
  • Difficulty: Easy 
  • Trail Type: Loop 
  • Trailhead: Nordic Center lodge

Wing Mountain Area
This snow play area is just outside of Arizona Snowbowl and is great for people looking for a remote snow play location. There are several trails in this area; together they add up to 10 miles of trails for you to snowshoeing your way through during your vacation. 

Wing Trail 

  • Distance: 2.2 miles 
  • Difficulty: Moderate 
  • Trail Type: Loop 
  • Trailhead: Off of Forest Road 222 B.

Fort Tuthill County Park
This park has two trails perfect for snowshoeing. 

Soldier’s Trail 

  • Distance: 5.5 miles 
  • Difficulty: Easy 
  • Trail Type: Loop trail 
  • Trailhead: Flagstaff Urban Trail junction 

Bridge Trail 

  • Distance: 1 mile 
  • Difficulty: Moderate 
  • Trail Type: One-way 
  • Trailhead: Can be reached from Soldier’s trail