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Downtown Geology Tour
August 5, 2017 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PMFREE
Through generous funding from Mountain Sports Flagstaff and 1% for the Planet, Willow Bend will be offering guided Downtown Geology Tours again during the summer! Tour is FREE and will be limited to 20 participants so online or in store sign-up is highly recommended. Walk in-spots will be available on a first come first serve basis.
The 45 minute- 1 hour walking tours are based on local Flagstaff author, Marie Jackson’s Stone Landmark’s book. An exclusive and unique opportunity for the community to explore downtown like never before. The tour will cover ancient history of stones used to build downtown’s iconic buildings, including Moenkopi Sandstone, Pumiceous Dacite, Kaibab Limestone, and Malapais Basalt. In addition tours will highlight progression of architectural styles, discuss changing preferences for certain rock types, and provide an overview of historic events. Tours are highly recommended for visitors and residents alike.
more information and sign-up HERE.