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Address: Forest Service Road, Flagstaff, AZ

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After reading other reviews, I almost didn't go here, I thought it would be too crowded and I have two very small children(and an older one). We were really just taking a scenic... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2017
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

After reading other reviews, I almost didn't go here, I thought it would be too crowded and I have two very small children(and an older one). We were really just taking a scenic drive and when I saw the sign I decided to pull in and peek. To my surprise, there was only one other family there! We had brand... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

The point of our trip was for my two friends to see and experience snow for the first time. We didn't go to sled. We went to have a snowball fight and build a mini snowman. The area is free, but parking is a little obnoxious. However it was way better than paying $20 to park at Nordic Village, only... More 

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58 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Great place to spend the day sledding, building snowmen, etc. U have to get there before 10am if u would like to find parking. Bring folded chairs and food. It's a long day and there are no places to eat or sit. We bring big thermos full of hot water to make Ramen noodle soup. We bring a small fire... More 

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Thank jolieee
Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Desert dwellers flock here to play in the snow. Great sledding location, and tons of fun especially after recent snowfalls. Unfortunately, the two-lane highway between Flagstaff and the Grand Canyon, which feeds Arizona Snowbowl and the snow play area options is OVERWHELMED mid morning and late afternoon. Traffic is a nightmare going in and coming out of Flagstaff during prime... More 

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1 Thank julieandjay
Phoenix
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

We came here today because Wing Mountain was closed due to all the litterbugs from the day before. They needed the day to clean up after all of them. People should consider staying home if they can't pick up after themselves. Wing Mtn is maintained so there is no excuse to leave garbage on the ground. Pros: FREE!! Crowley Pit... More 

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2 Thank yayin03
Flagstaff, AZ
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Reviewed 22 April 2015

There are folks there that will stop you from building jumps and other fun stuff, but it is a decent hill. Beware the drive back into Flag around 4pm on weekends around the holidays can take over an hour - the traffic gets really bad when Snowbowl shuts down and snow play families all hit highway 180 at the same... More 

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58 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 12 January 2015 via mobile

It's the perfect place to go sledding in flagstaff. It's free, with free parking. There are no concessions so brings your own food and drinks. We take a big thermos with hot water and eat the cup of noodles. There are potter potty. We were there in january, there are big hills with lots of snow for sledding and making... More 

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Anthem, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2015 via mobile

The kids (9 year-olds) had a blast sledding for hours. If you don't have a sled, grab one for $10 bucks at the last gas station, Shell, on the way up. There are no amenities so grab food, drinks, and a bathroom break before you get there.

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Canyon Country, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2015 via mobile

This is a free place to park and play in the snow. There's a sledding hill that starts short for the little kids and gets bigger as you go up the hill. Nice size area so crowding wasn't an issue even on Sunday.

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1 Thank 3boysandagirlonthego
Phoenix, Arizona
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58 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2012

Nice area for free sledding in Flagstaff. This year they had 3 disgusting porta pottys in the parking lot. I guess it's better than doing your business in the woods. The parking lot and short driveway had been plowed but it was actively snowing when we arrived so it was a bit scary with a 2wd car, but we made... More 

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