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San Francisco Peaks

Flagstaff, AZ
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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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“grand canyon” (30 reviews)
Flagstaff, AZ
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Reviewed 4 June 2017

The beautiful mountain peaks overlooks the quaint charming town of Flagstaff, and it reminds me of how lucky I am to be able to live here. It is snow clad most of the year, and it is so picturesque that you never want to take...More

1  Thank MetStorm_
Reviewed 6 May 2017

San Francisco Peaks - one word describes it - beautiful. My adventures took me all around San Francisco peaks. I was amazed that everywhere I drove I could see the snow peaks.

Thank travelhappy19762017
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The mountain where the snow never melts. What a view to wake up to every morning and see all day long in all directions.. You can view the mountain for miles away from Flagstaff. From what I read it was a Super Volcano, really something...More

Thank rager999
Reviewed 22 April 2017

In your view from all roads leading in to Flagstaff. We arrived the first of March after fresh snow it was in its glory.

Thank happyheidi2017
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Kept looking at from a distance and was mesmerised by it. Driving by it made me feel relaxed. Amazing views.

Thank ScarboroughMirror
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Driving south on Route 89 we had some magnificent views of the San Francisco Peaks, especially as they were still partially covered by snow. During the drive we had all sorts of weather, ranging from bright sunshine to a blizzard, so we saw the Peaks...More

Thank mjc404
Reviewed 21 March 2017

these peaks dominate for a hundred miles. flagstaff would not be the same without them. just visited in feb but hiked them yrs ago. great hike but not in the winter.

Thank brent b
Reviewed 20 March 2017

If you enjoy alpine scenes, this is was you get when you visit Flagstaff. The mountain dominates the scenery. The air is crisp and clean and the sunshine feels great.

Thank Olleros2015
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The mountains make several appearances from the Wupatki national monument. The were particularly interesting from The Citidal an abandoned hill top settlement.

Thank tradIndy
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This volcano I could see during it on the road of the grand canyon to flaggstaff. In the sunset I saw it blue and very impressive!

1  Thank cristalesavila
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Andit N
29 June 2017|
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Response from Dee P | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if you are asking about the time of day or the time of year, so I'll answer both. Time of day would be early to mid morning, or later in the afternoon. Keep in mind that you are at 7,000 elevation, so unless you... More
7 April 2017|
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Response from brent b | Reviewed this property |
flagstaff to south rim of grand canyon. about 1.5 hours and 80 miles. nice road but can have snow in the winter. great hike town to havasupai. take lots of water to drink.