Attractions That Are Open

The Grand Canyon National Park has been reopened through an agreement between the Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Arizona Governor Jan Brewer. Under the agreement, the state is donating $651,000 for the sole purpose of allowing National Park Service employees to re-open and manage the park from Saturday, Oct. 12 to Friday, Oct. 18.

The Flagstaff Chamber also reminds you that numerous other attractions are also available in Flagstaff for visitors and residents alike. Here’s a short list of opportunities in and around Flagstaff.


Grand Canyon National Park until at least Oct. 18.

Grand Canyon Railway trips to Grand Canyon National Park.

Flagstaff City Attractions:

  • Museum of Northern Arizona – Daily 9AM to 5PM
  • Pioneer Museum – Mon.-Sat. 9AM to 5PM
  • Coconino Center for the Arts – Tues.-Sat. 11AM to 5PM
  • Riordan Mansion State Historic Park – Thurs.-Mon. 10:30AM to 5PM
  • Lowell Observatory – Reverting to summer hours with daily viewing to 9:30 pm during shutdown.
  • The Arboretum at Flagstaff – Thurs.-Sun. 9AM to 5PM
  • Northern Arizona University Art Museum – Tues.-Sat 12PM to 5PM
  • Elden Pueblo Ruins – Daily during daylight hours
  • Flagstaff Aquaplex – Mon.-Fri. 8AM to 10PM, Sat. 6AM to 9PM, Sun. 10AM to 6PM
  • Downtown Flagstaff – Daily, most shops and restaurants open at 10AM
  • Continental Country Club Elden Hills Golf Course
  • Hitchin’ Post Stables – Horseback riding 8AM to Dusk
  • Mormon Lake Stables – Horseback riding 8AM to Dusk
  • Flagstaff Extreme Adventure Course – For reservations call 928-351-7310

Flagstaff Area Attractions:

  • Arizona Snowbowl – Daily for hiking.  Scenic Chairlift Rides:  Mon.-Thurs. 12PM to 4PM and Fri, Sat & Sun. 10AM to 4PM
  • All forest area hiking trails are open (however, the Schultz Tank trailhead is closed, although the trails are still open)

Williams Area Attractions:

  • Bearizona Wildlife Park – 8AM to 5PM (last car admitted at 4:30PM)
  • Grand Canyon Deer Farm – 9AM to 6PM, after Oct. 14th 10AM to 5PM
  • Downtown Williams – Daily, most shops and restaurants open at 10AM
  • Big Toy Playground – For reservations contact 855-624-4869
  • Elephant Rocks Golf Course
  • Mountain Ranch Stables – Horseback riding 8AM to Dusk
  • Route 66 Zipline – 10AM to Dusk

Northwest of Flagstaff Area:

  • Planes of Fame Museum (Valle, AZ) – Daily 9AM to 5PM
  • Flintstones Bedrock City (Valle, AZ) – Daily 9AM to Dusk
  • Grand Canyon IMAX (Tusayan, AZ) – Daily 8:30AM to 8:30PM
  • All Helicopter & Fixed Winged Aircraft Tours over the Grand Canyon (Tusayan, AZ)

Northeast of Flagstaff:

  • Little Colorado River Gorge (Cameron, AZ) – Daylight Hours
  • Historic Cameron Trading Post (Cameron, AZ)
  • Hopi Cultural Center (Second Mesa, AZ) – Daily, call 928-734-2401 for times

East of Flagstaff:

  • Meteor Crater – Daily 9AM to 5PM
  • Homolovi Ruins State Park (Williams, AZ) – Daily 8AM to 5PM
  • Little Painted Desert County Park (Williams, AZ) – Daily during daylight hours
  • Twin Arrows Casino

Sedona / Oak Creek Canyon Area:

  • Oak Creek Canyon – hiking trails are open
  • Uptown Sedona, Talaquepaque and Hillside Galleries – Most shops open at 9AM or 10AM
  • All trails are open in the Sedona area, however numerous trailhead and trailhead parking areas are closed.
  • Slide Rock State Park – Daily 8AM to 6PM
  • Red Rock State Park – Daily 8AM to 5PM
  • All Jeep tours, helicopter & fixed-winged aircraft tours, hiking tours, horseback riding tours and balloon excursions are operating
  • Sedona Heritage Museum – Daily 11AM to 3PM
  • Numerous Wineries
  • Oak Creek Country Club Golf Resort

Verde Valley Area:

  • Verde Canyon Scenic Railway (Clarkdale, AZ)
  • Out of Africa Wildlife Park (Camp Verde, AZ) – Daily 9:30AM to 5PM
  • Fort Verde State Park (Camp Verde, AZ) – Thurs.-Mon. 9AM to 5PM
  • Dead Horse Ranch State Park (Cottonwood, AZ) – Daily during daylight hours
  • Numerous wineries
  • Historic downtown Cottonwood – Most shops open at 10AM
  • Verde Santa Fe Golf Course
  • Cliff Castle Casino
  • Blazin’ M Ranch – Wed.-Sat. 5PM to 8:30PM

 Jerome Attractions:

  • Jerome State Historic Park – Daily, 8:30AM to 5PM
  • Jerome Historical Mine Museum – Daily 10AM to 5PM
  • Gold King Mine & Ghost Town – Daily 10AM to 5PM
  • Historic Jerome Ghost Town – Most stores open at 10AM

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