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Flagstaff Walks! is an annual series of events organized by the City's Pedestrian Advisory Committee to celebrate Flagstaff's walkability and to raise awareness of pedestrian issues. This year's event (the eleventh annual) will be held September 12 through October 15, 2015, and will include a variety of fun, informative activities.

Download a complete Flagstaff Walks! schedule of events.

Besides the Flagstaff Walks! events, there are all sorts of other walking events and hikes happening this fall in Flagstaff.  They are the perfect opportunity to enjoy the beautiful fall weather, experience Flagstaff's spectacular scenery, and learn about our cultural and natural history. For a complete listing of all the available walks and hikes, download the Flagstaff Walking Calendar.


Arizona Trail Day
Saturday, September 12, 2015
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Buffalo Park

Second annual celebration of the Arizona Trail, and Flagstaff as a gateway community.  Features food, music, and a variety of exhibits and information.  A group walk along the trail, led by Jack Welch, begins at 10:00 am.


Park(ing) Day
Friday, September 18, 2015
4:00 – 7:00 pm
Mikes Pike near Phoenix Ave

Park(ing) Day converts parking spaces to temporary parks to promote social interaction, civic engagement, and people-oriented streetscapes. Come out and help transform Mike’s Pike!  


Science in the Park – Visibility and Reflectivity for Pedestrians
Saturday, September 19, 2015
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Wheeler Park - Aspen Avenue - Downtown Flagstaff

Stop by the Pedestrian Advisory Committee’s exhibit at Science in the Park and explore how visibility and reflectivity can help make pedestrians safer.  Part of the Flagstaff Festival of Science series of events.


Flagstaff Community Market - Pedestrian Advisory Committee

Sundays; September 20, September 27, October 4, 2015 
8:00 am - 12:00 noon
Flagstaff City Hall west parking lot on Aspen Avenue

Discuss pedestrian issues with representatives of the City’s Pedestrian Advisory Committee at the Flagstaff Community Market.


Geology Walk
Sunday, September 20, 2015

9:00 am
Meet at PAC booth at the Flagstaff Community Market - Flagstaff City Hall west parking lot on Aspen Avenue

Discover how earth and human history meet in the walls of Flagstaff's lovely stone buildings.  Guided by Marie Jackson, author of Stone Landmarks.


Picture Canyon Walk
Saturday, September 26, 2015

9:00 am 
Picture Canyon Trailhead – north end of Flagstaff-El Paso Road; north of Route 66 and east of the Flagstaff Mall 

Guided, 3-mile hike explores ruins, petroglyphs, the restored channel of the Rio de Flag, and Flagstaff’s only waterfall at the Picture Canyon Preserve.


Public Art Walk
Sunday, September 27, 2015
 
9:00 am 
Meet at PAC booth at Flagstaff Community Market – Flagstaff City Hall west parking lot on Aspen Avenue 

Explore the abundance of public art in Downtown and the Southside, led by Karl Eberhard, community design manager for the City of Flagstaff.


Progressive Breakfast

Thursday, October 1, 2015

8:30 am
Meet at downtown transit center – Phoenix Avenue, west of Beaver Street

Join us for a fun walk as we enjoy a progressive breakfast from local eateries.  Along the way you can visit with the Pedestrian Advisory Committee about your concerns on walking issues.


Mural Walk
Sunday, October 4, 2015

9:00 am 
Meet at PAC booth at Flagstaff Community Market – Flagstaff City Hall west parking lot on Aspen Avenue

This 3-mile walking tour will feature 20 murals around downtown and the southside, and will be led by local walking advocate Jack Welch.


Geocaching/Letterboxing/Benchmark Hunting
Saturday, October 3, 2015

2:00 pm
Meet at City Hall – front steps – 211 West Aspen Avenue

Learn about the world of treasure hunting with GPS, and the basics of the three sports as an activity for all ages.  Bring a compass, GPS or smartphone.


International Walk to School Day

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
7:30 am - 9:30 am
Kinsey, Knoles, Marshall, Sechrist, and Thomas Schools

Join over 3 million kids around the world who are walking to school for International Walk to School Day!  Walk with your children to school to enhance the health of kids, improve air quality and the environment, and help create safer routes for walking and bicycling.  Contact your child’s school for more information. 


Crossing Guard Appreciation Day

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
7:30 am - 9:30 am
Kinsey, Knoles, Marshall, Sechrist, and Thomas Schools

Honor the folks who help our kids get safely across the streets at schools.  Bring a token of thanks – card, flower, hug – or just say thanks to your crossing guard!  Contact your child’s school for more information.


15-Minute Makeover - Sidewalk Clean Up

Thursday, October 15, 2015
10:15 am
Meet at Gandy Dance statue
SE corner of San Francisco St and Route 66

Time to roll up your sleeves and help make Flagstaff more beautiful and walkable!  We’ll walk along the Route 66 FUTS, picking up trash as we go.



Science in the Park – Visibility and Reflectivity for Pedestrians
Saturday, September 20, 2014
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Wheeler Park - Aspen Avenue - Downtown Flagstaff

Stop by the Pedestrian Advisory Committee’s exhibit at Science in the Park and explore how visibility and reflectivity can help make pedestrians safer.  Part of the Flagstaff Festival of Science series of events

Science in the Park – Visibility and Reflectivity for Pedestrians
Saturday, September 20, 2014
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Wheeler Park - Aspen Avenue - Downtown Flagstaff

Stop by the Pedestrian Advisory Committee’s exhibit at Science in the Park and explore how visibility and reflectivity can help make pedestrians safer.  Part of the Flagstaff Festival of Science series of events

Arizona Trail Day
Saturday, September 12, 2015
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Buffalo Park

Second annual celebration of the Arizona Trail, and Flagstaff as a gateway community.  Features food, music, and a variety of exhibits and information.  A group walk along the trail, led by Jack Welch, begins at 10:00 am.