Wildlife Viewing in Flagstaff, Arizona
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Flagstaff, Arizona
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Arboretum at Flagstaff
The arboretum has 8 acres of gardens and natural habitats, with 2,500 plant species. Visitors to the Arboretum at Flagstaff may take a guided tour, walk the many pathways through the arboretum, or shop at the gift shop.
BirdwatchingPicnic tableInterpretive signsAmphitheaterHandicapped AccessVisitor centerFees are chargedParkingToiletsTrash

Ashurst Lake
Ashurst Lake offers anglers northern pike. The lake is also open to many water sports like windsurfing, kayaking and canoeing, as well as bird watching.
BirdwatchingFishingPicnic tableRV campingTent campingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedArea hostToiletsTrashPets must be kept on leashBoat launchFire ringsParkingPotable drinking water

Ashurst Lake Campground
Ashurst Lake Campground has 25 single unit sites, located on the lakeshore of Ashurst Lake among juniper and pinyon trees. Tents and small RV's are permitted. RV trailers and motorhomes must be less than 22 feet.
BirdwatchingPicnic tableRV campingTent campingFishingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedFees are chargedArea hostPets must be kept on leashToiletsTrashFire ringsPotable drinking water

Double Springs Campground
Double Springs Campground has 15 single unit sites in a ponderosa pine and white fir forest. The campground caters to tent and small RV campers, up to 16 feet.
BirdwatchingRV campingTent campingWildlife viewingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedFishingCross country skiers are allowedFees are chargedToiletsPotable drinking waterPets must be kept on leashPicnic table

Forked Pine Campground
Forked Pine Campground has 25 sites at 7,000 feet elevation, located on the lakeshore of Ashurst Lake among juniper and pinon trees. Tents and small RV's are permitted.
BirdwatchingRV campingTent campingFishingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedPets must be kept on leashPotable drinking waterFees are chargedToiletsFire rings

Kendrick Park Watchable Wildlife Area
Lots of wildlife live at the Kendrick Park Watchable Wildlife Area. Visitors may experience the presence of a wide variety of bird, insect, and animal life in this unique area.
BirdwatchingHiking is allowedWildlife viewingHorses are allowedMountain bikes are allowedCross country skiers are allowedSnowmobiles are allowed

Kinnikinick Lake
Kinnikinick Lake provides fishing opportunities for rainbow trout and channel catfish. The lake is stocked during the summer months. Other activities here include camping, boating, wildlife watching, and photography.
BirdwatchingFishingWildlife viewingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedRV campingTent campingPets must be kept on leashTrashFire ringsToiletsPotable drinking waterPicnic table

Lake Mary Narrows Picnic Area
This picnic area offers fishing, boating, and bird watching for all visitors. Upper Lake Mary supplies anglers with a selection of walleye, trout, and channel catfish.
BirdwatchingPicnic tableHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedFishingHandicapped AccessToiletsParkingPets must be kept on leashBoat launchTrash

Lower Lake Mary
This lake often has long dry spells. When the lake has water it is a popular location for trout anglers, as well as sunfish and channel catfish. It's also a good place for bird watching.
BirdwatchingFishingRV campingTent campingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedPicnic tableBoat launchPicnic ramadasToilets

Marshall Lake
Marshall Lake is common for wildlife watching for coots, waterfowl, elk, ospreys, and bald eagles. Ducks Unlimited and Arizona Game and Fish Department manage the lake. The lake is managed for trout. In times of drought, this lake may be dry.
BirdwatchingFishingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedRV campingTent campingBoat launchInterpretive signs

Pine Grove Campground
Pine Grove Campground has 46 single sites that can accomodate tents and large RVs. The campground is fully paved and offers 16 fully accessible sites. It is located near Upper and Lower Lake Mary and Ashurst Lake. Sites are located through a cool stand of pines bordered by high country meadows.
BirdwatchingRV campingTent campingFishingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedWildlife viewingPotable drinking waterFees are chargedFire ringsPets must be kept on leashToiletsHandicapped AccessPicnic table

Pipeline Trail
This trail is an easy 2.8-mile trail receiving moderate use as it travels through Flagstaff's urban forest preserve along the base of Mt. Elden. It may also be used as a connecting route between the Oldham and Mt. Elden/Fatman's Loop Trails.
BirdwatchingHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedWildlife viewingHorses are allowedAmphitheater
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Mammals

Abineau/Bear Jaw Trails
Abineau and Bear Jaw Trails are a strenuous 6 miles in length as the climb elevations range from 8,500 feet to 10,400 feet. Leading to the north slope of the San Francisco Peaks, visitors can see all the way to the Grand Canyon ninety miles away. The trail receives light use.
Wildlife viewingHiking is allowedHorses are allowedMountain bikes are allowedAmphitheater

Arizona Scenic Skyride
The Scenic Skyride shuttles visitors to an elevation of 11,500 feet for panoramic views reaching over 70 miles of world-class scenery, including the Grand Canyon and downtown Flagstaff.
Wildlife viewingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedFees are charged

Deer Hill Trail
This is an easy 5-mile trail used primarily by hikers, horseback riders, and mountain bikers. The trail gains 100 feet in elevation, beginning at 7,180 feet and receives light use.
Wildlife viewingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedAmphitheater

Double Springs Campground
Double Springs Campground has 15 single unit sites in a ponderosa pine and white fir forest. The campground caters to tent and small RV campers, up to 16 feet.
Wildlife viewingBirdwatchingRV campingTent campingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedFishingCross country skiers are allowedFees are chargedToiletsPotable drinking waterPets must be kept on leashPicnic table

Inner Basin Trail
The moderately difficult 2-mile trail climbs 1,400 feet in elevation. The trail receives moderate use from late spring to fall. Accepted uses are hiking, horseback riding, and cross-country skiing.
Wildlife viewingHiking is allowedHorses are allowedMountain bikes are allowed

Kachina Trail
The moderately difficult 5 miles of the Kachina Trail receive moderate use from May to November. The trail climbs 700 feet in elevation and may take 2.5 hours to complete.
Wildlife viewingHiking is allowedHorses are allowedMountain bikes are allowed

Kendrick Park Watchable Wildlife Area
Lots of wildlife live at the Kendrick Park Watchable Wildlife Area. Visitors may experience the presence of a wide variety of bird, insect, and animal life in this unique area.
Wildlife viewingBirdwatchingHiking is allowedHorses are allowedMountain bikes are allowedCross country skiers are allowedSnowmobiles are allowed

Kinnikinick Lake
Kinnikinick Lake provides fishing opportunities for rainbow trout and channel catfish. The lake is stocked during the summer months. Other activities here include camping, boating, wildlife watching, and photography.
Wildlife viewingBirdwatchingFishingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedRV campingTent campingPets must be kept on leashTrashFire ringsToiletsPotable drinking waterPicnic table

Little Bear Trail
The moderate 3.5 miles of the trail climb from 7,620 feet to 8,700 feet elevation. The trail receives moderate to heavy use from May to November, and may take up to 3.5 hours to complete.
Wildlife viewingHiking is allowedHorses are allowedMountain bikes are allowedPets must be kept on leash

Mormon Lake
Mormon Lake is the largest natural lake in Arizona, located in the Mormon Lake Ranger District. The area is common for boating, fishing, camping, hiking, wildlife watching, and cross-country skiing. The lake is shallow and occasionally dries up.
Wildlife viewingFishingCross country skiers are allowedHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedBirdwatchingRV campingTent campingSnowmobiles are allowedToiletsPotable drinking water

Mormon Lake/Pinewood Snowmobile Trail System
The Mormon Lake/Pinewood Snowmobile Trail System provides approximately 54 miles of designated snowmobile routes south of Flagstaff with four vehicle parking areas. The 54 miles of trails receive a moderate rating and receive moderate use.
Wildlife viewingSnowmobiles are allowedHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedFishingCross country skiers are allowed

Pipeline Trail
This trail is an easy 2.8-mile trail receiving moderate use as it travels through Flagstaff's urban forest preserve along the base of Mt. Elden. It may also be used as a connecting route between the Oldham and Mt. Elden/Fatman's Loop Trails.
Wildlife viewingBirdwatchingHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedHorses are allowedAmphitheater

Schultz Pass Road
This is a 26-mile scenic drive that once served as a short cut from eastern Flagstaff settlements to downtown. The drive provides access to views of the peaks, cool ponderosa forests, hiking trails, and picturesque picnic spots. Visitors may drive the road, mountain bike it, or ride horseback on it.
Wildlife viewingHorses are allowedMountain bikes are allowedHiking is allowedAmphitheater

Sunset Trail
The 4-mile easy trail climbs from 8,000 feet elevation to 9,275 feet. The trail receives moderate use from May to November.
Wildlife viewingHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedHorses are allowedATV are allowed
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