Field Trips Around Flagstaff

Also see Willow Bend Field Trips and Field Trips to Your School.
Recycling Center (Grades: All; 1 hour)

Join Willow Bend on a behind-the-scenes tour of the City recycling center! Students will learn about conservation and the 3Rs as they view materials being processed. Thanks to the City of Flagstaff, fee reductions are available. Tours can be scheduled year-round, Monday through Friday from 9:00am-4:00pm.

Downtown Geology Field Trip (Grades: 3rd; 1.5 hours)

Discover the history and geology of downtown Flagstaff with a focus on historic buildings made of stone. Tour starts at the library. Water and good walking shoes are recommended. Suggested pre-trip visit: “Downtown Flagstaff Geology”

Water Quality Field Trip (Grades: 4th, Middle and High School; 2 hours)

Students will conduct pH, DO, and other water quality tests at the Rio de Flag Wastewater Treatment Ponds to learn about watershed management. There may also be an opportunity for macroinvertebrate testing!

Fire Ecology Field Trip (Grades: 4th, Middle and High School; 2 hours)

Through games and activities at Taylor Woods near Fort Valley, learn how fire is a necessary part of our ponderosa pine forest ecology. Suggested pre-trip visit: “Fire Ecology.”

Frances Short Pond Field Trip

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Picture Canyon Field Trip

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