Parks & Natural Areas

Coconino County manages six county parks and two natural areas that feature a multitude of natural, cultural, and historic amenities. There are miles of non-motorized, multi-use trails visitors can enjoy, as well as year-round programs and events, watchable wildlife opportunities, picnic ramadas and spaces for public and private events, and more. Parks and natural areas are open 6 a.m. – 10 p.m. General entrance is free; rentals, special events and programs may be an additional cost.

Cataract Lake County Park

Cataract Lake

Come enjoy a high-elevation lake in Northern Arizona. Managed by the City of Williams Parks and Recreation, visitors can enjoy fishing areas, picnic ramadas, horseshoe pits, a playground, and restrooms. The lake is stocked regularly with rainbow trout, while other fish species include largemouth bass, catfish, rainbow trout, and crappie.

1500/1510 N. Country Club, Williams, AZ 86046

Elizabeth "Liz" C, Archuleta County Park

Archuleta Park

Elizabeth "Liz" C. Archuleta County Park was built on a "brownfield" where one of Flagstaff's first sawmills operated from 1908 to 1993. Meander around the habitat gardens and see how a contaminated site can be transformed, while public art celebrates the diversity of the surrounding community. Visitors will enjoy a shade structure, playground, picnic tables, public art, habitat demonstration gardens, and restrooms. The adjacent Willow Bend Environment Education Center hosts various programs and events. This park was renamed in August 2022 after former County Supervisor and Flagstaff native, Elizabeth "Liz" C. Archuleta.

703 E. Sawmill Road, Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Fort Tuthill County Park

Fort Tuthill County Park Historic Quad

The County's 633-acre regional park is open year-round as a recreation destination where outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy multi-use trails, bike park, campground, disc golf course, archery, watchable wildlife viewing, picnic ramadas, and many events and outdoor recreation programs. In the summer, the park hosts a wide array of events, such as the Coconino County Fair, and concerts at the Amphitheater. In the winter, Fort Tuthill transforms into a snowy wonderland with passive snow play opportunities.

2446 Fort Tuthill Loop, Flagstaff, AZ 86005-8846

Frontiere at Rogers Lake

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Frontiere at Rogers Lake is Coconino County's newest special event venue. With views of the San Francisco Peaks, Frontiere at Rogers Lake is a memorable place to have your next special event, from weddings to business retreats and meetings. (This site is not open for drop-in visitors; please schedule an appointment to view the property.)

9485 Forest Service 231 Road (10 miles southwest of Flagstaff), Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Louise Yellowman County Park is the only community park in Tuba City, located 80 miles north of Flagstaff, at the boundary of the Hopi and Navajo reservations. The park offers fitness and recreational opportunities to Tuba City residents and visitors alike, with a skate park, basketball court, playground, picnic ramadas, walking trail, pavilion, and restrooms. The park is also suitable for private and public events.

Main and Moenave Streets, Tuba City, AZ 86045

Louise Yellowman County Park

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With views of the breathtaking San Francisco Peaks, Peaks View County Park features a community equestrian arena, playground, picnic ramadas, walking trail, restrooms, and a sports field with turf for year-round enjoyment.

8805 N. Koch Field, Flagstaff, AZ 86004 

Peaks View County Park

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Pumphouse County Natural Area

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Pumphouse County Natural Area is a 128-acre area that includes a spring-fed wetland, one of the rarest wildlife habitats in Arizona. This area forms the headwaters of Oak Creek, a major tributary of the Verde River, and attracts a variety of wildlife, including elk, fox, deer, waterfowl, wading birds, migratory birds, wintering bald eagles, elk, garter snakes, songbirds, and small mammals. The natural area features trails, watchable wildlife viewing, and incredible views.

Exit 333 off I-17, 3305 Kachina Trail, Flagstaff, AZ 86005

Raymond County Park

Raymond County Park Raymond Pond

Raymond County Park is in Kachina Village, seven miles south of Flagstaff and located adjacent to Pumphouse County Natural Area. Visitors can enjoy a ball field, picnic ramadas, basketball court, climbing wall, playgrounds, watchable wildlife viewing, a nature pond, and restrooms.

Exit 333 off I-17, 3305 Kachina Trail, Flagstaff, AZ 86005

Rogers Lake is a high-elevation wetland southwest of Flagstaff. The natural area features an ephemeral wetland and forested uplands; water may not be present year-round. The area is important to numerous wildlife species, including elk, black bear, pronghorn, bald eagles, and migrating waterfowl, and boasts a rich cultural history and a wide variety of native plant community types. Visitors can experience a multi-use trail system and enjoy views of the San Francisco Peaks.

10 miles southwest of Flagstaff on Woody Mountain Road / Forest Road 231, Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Rogers Lake County Natural Area

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