Picture Canyon

Willow Bend, in partnership with the Open Space Program within the City of Flagstaff’s Sustainability Section, will be leading FREE guided tours to Picture Canyon during the spring and summer.

Spring/Summer 2019 Tour Dates* (tours subject to change, please check our website or FB page for changes and weather notices)

Saturday, May 25th          9-11:30AM

Thursday, June 20th       4:00-6:30PM

Saturday, July 13th       8:00-10:30AM

Sunday, August 18th     9:00-11:30AM

Saturday, Sep 14th        2:30-5:00PM

Saturday, Oct 19th        9:00-110:30AM.

**Tours typically last last 2-3 hours and cover basic history, ecology, geology, and archeology of Picture Canyon. The 3-mile loop will offer viewing, photography, and educational opportunities and will cover iconic sites along the way including Flagstaff’s only waterfall, Northern Sinagua petroglyphs and dwelling sites, and the Rio de Flag. Participants will walk approximately 3 miles on uneven trails and are encouraged to wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a hat, sunscreen, and a water bottle.

The tour is free and offered on a first come first serve basis. Families are welcome, but please note the trail is not stroller suitable, and might be a little strenuous for young children.

We are also offering private tours for community groups. To schedule a tour for your group please contact Cassandra: cassandra@willowbendcenter.org, (928) 7791745

Directions to Trailhead: From downtown Flagstaff, travel west on Route 66 toward the Flagstaff Mall. Turn right on Route 66 and left on El Paso Flagstaff Road. The trailhead is approximately ½ mile down the road on the right side.