Econo Lodge University
914 S. Milton Rd.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001-6386
Phone: (928) 774-7326
Fax: (928) 774-7328
914 S. Milton Rd., Flagstaff, AZ, US, 86001-6386
- Phone: (928) 774-7326
- Fax: (928) 774-7328
The Northern Arizona University offers open recreational facilities to the students called Fieldhouse. Two basketball courts, two tennis courts and 1/8th mile track is included in the venue. Always striving to provide cultural, social, leisure and recreational opportunities, the union with support of students offers learning opportunity in areas of sports. The Fieldhouse also offers food services. Prochnow Auditorium, a 940-seat venue used for movies, concerts and special events, is located close to Fieldhouse.
Take a day trip to Williams and witness a "Wild-West Shootout," then ride an authentic steam-powered locomotive 65-miles to the south rim of the Grand Canyon. Shop along the Canyon or try a little ice-cream treat while enjoying the view. Your return trip holds a little "surprise." If you prefer to stay in Williams, there are quaint B&Bs as well as the popular Fray Marcos Hotel. Antique shops line the charming streets of Williams, which is part of historic Old Route 66. Fares run from $24.95-$119.95 round trip. Call +1 800 843 8724 (Toll Free).
Located in the north side of Northern Arizona University Campus, Lumberjack Stadium is a highly regarded soccer facility in the Big Sky Conference and the West. The seating capacity of the stadium is 3000. Apart from the field which is 65 yards wide by 120 yards long, the stadium has an eight-lane 400-meter track and is also home to the administrative offices of the Center for High Altitude Training. The Northern Arizona mascot is Louie the Lumberjack with various merchandise like caps, T-shirt and bags available for promotion and sales. Adjacent to the Lumberjack Stadium is the NAU recreation with facilities like sauna, gymnasium, aerobics room and much more.
Vertical Relief is an indoor rock climbing facility located a few blocks north of the Northern Arizona University. Lead climbing, top roping and bouldering on over 7,000 square feet of varied terrain make Vertical Relief a great place to train and practice. The gear shop carries all the equipment climbers need and climbing guide books for destinations throughout the west. All Vertical Relief employees are experienced climbers and love to share their enthusiasm and knowledge about climbing. Whether you are a serious climber or just looking for a fun way to spend a few hours trying the exciting sport of climbing in a controlled environment Vertical Relief is the place to visit. Family day rates are available on Saturdays from noon to 3p for only $20 per climber and include day passes, equipment rental and belay lessons. -Herman Sims
Flagstaff is an ideal destination for lovers of the outdoors. With its gorgeous mountain trails and scenic tracks, you have no excuse to be lazy. Absolute Bikes offers you a convenient and active way to explore the city. You can rent different kinds of bikes from here, inclusive of gear like the pump, repair kit, helmet and personalized pedals. You can call or mail to reserve a bike for a guaranteed rental. In case you don't want to venture out on your own, just sign up for one of the organized tours and rides. If you are looking to buy a bike, choose from the vast merchandise ranging from companies like Titus to Moots. Also pick up accessories, components and clothing.
Ski the slopes of Northern Arizona and ski the sky itself! Rising like a winter wonderland against a stunning panoramic backdrop of ponderosa pine forests and mountain peaks, Flagstaff's Nordic Center gives visitors a new view of the world. On a clear day, skiers may see the Grand Canyon in the distance, more than 60 miles away! Skills enhancement courses and moonlight tours are available by reservation.
Located in the south of Flagstaff, the Fort Tuthill County Park, is home to Coconino County Fair and Coconino County Horse Races. There are five important areas namely the Amphitheater, Coconino County Fairgrounds, The Grandstands Race Tracks and Posse Arena to enjoy at the park. The area is bustling during summer with variety of special events such as camping and picnicking. You can also book picnic areas for private parties, family get-togethers and overnight camping.
Flagstaff's sunshine climate inspires a day at the park. Whether you want to plan a picnic, watch a rousing rugby match, cheer for the boys of summer or take your dog for a scenic run, this park is the perfect setting. Four baseball fields and a concession stand cater to baseball and softball fans in season. A grassy multi-functional field begs the feet of soccer and disc golf players. Picnic tables and benches offer rest and shade. Laughter from the playground permeates the ponderosa pines. Call the administration for a schedule of sporting events and activities for all ages.
Do the unusual and go ice skating in Arizona! This activity center is an indoor rink with ice skating in the winter (mid-September through April 30) and, on occasion, inline skating during the summer months (June through end of August). Family activities and group competitions put the summer blues on ice, so call ahead to see what's chilling. The center accepts cash and personal checks.
The scent of towering pines and wildflowers is intoxicating in the world's largest Ponderosa forest. Perched at a heavenly height of 7,150 feet above sea level, Flagstaff's Arboretum is home to 2,000 species of native plants. View "Live Birds of Prey" programs and learn about Arizona's native eagles, hawks, and owls. Walk through the gardens, listen to the voice of the brook and look into the faces of fish and wildlife you can't see anywhere else. Challenge yourself with a 1.2-mile nature hike where visitors can photograph local wildlife, or recount the day's lessons on a solitary bench.
Originally built as a hospital in 1908, this museum, operated by the Arizona Historical Society, is a tribute to Northern Arizona's pioneer days and agricultural roots. An antique railroad engine welcomes you to the grounds, and exhibits familiarize you with the area's first settlers and their many contributions to the birth and growth of the city. One of the museum's most popular events during the year is the winter "Playthings of the Past" exhibit, featuring toys and games from the late 1800s to mid-1900s. Check the website for complete visitor details.
Many travelers are surprised to learn that the world's largest contiguous ponderosa pine forest blankets the mountains of Flagstaff in Northern Arizona. Aromatic treetops brush the endless blue sky just outside of town, but this panoramic portrait is more than just breathtaking scenery for hikers, climbers and other outdoor enthusiasts; it's home to wildlife including the black bear and American bald eagle. Explore elevations of up to 12,633 feet and watch the fauna change from cactus to alpine tundra along the way. Visitors are invited to phone the supervisor's office for information that may be helpful in planning a trip.