Things To Do

Summer Saturdays: 10-2. Each week features family activities with a different theme.

Watershed and Terrain Model : Come see our NEW model on display at Willow Bend.

Hiking and Birding: Take a hike and see an AZ Watchable Wildlife Site!


Willow Bend Environmental Education Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded by the Coconino Natural Resource Conservation District.

Thanks to our sponsors

Willow Bend Environmental Education Center's mission is to provide education outreach services that build environmental awareness and an ethic of responsible stewardship of our natural and cultural resources.

Upcoming Events

  • Medicinal Plants Walk: Learn about traditional uses of the plants in the native gardens that surround Willow Bend with ethnobotanist Mike Masek. 9/3 from 5-6 pm.
  • The Colorado River and Its Fish: Scientists from USGS will set up fish tanks with live fish and kids can get their hands in the sand with the river system model. 9/6 from 10-2. Learn more...
  • Bring Your Weeds to Willow Bend: Invasive weeds are prevelant this year. Come have yours identified, every 3rd Sunday from 10-2 through 9/21. Learn more...
  • Green First FridayTake a Tour of Flagstaff's Recycling Center: Join Willow Bend for this behind-the scence tour on the First Friday of every month! Learn more...