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Flagstaff Walks!
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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 twelfth annual) will be held September 10 through October 15, 2016, and will include a variety of fun, informative activities.

Download a complete Flagstaff Walks! schedule of events.


Arizona Trail Day
Saturday, September 10, 2016
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Buffalo Park

Third 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 9:00 am.


Flagstaff Community Market - Pedestrian Advisory Committee
Sundays; September 11 - 18 - 25, 2016
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.


Public Art Walk
Sunday, September 11, 2016
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 Mark DiLucido with City of Flagstaff’s public art program.


Geology Walk
Sunday, September 18, 2016

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 25, 2016

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.


Progressive Breakfast

Thursday, September 29, 2016

8:30 am
Meet at downtown transit center – Phoenix Avenue at Mike's Pike

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.


Southside Walk
Sunday, October 2, 2016

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

Tour of historic sites and other points of interest around the historic Southside neighborhood, led by local walking advocate Jack Welch.


International Walk to School Day

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
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 5, 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 - FUTS Clean Up

Saturday, October 15, 2015
10:15 am
Meet at FUTS on SW corner of Route 66 and Ponderosa Pkwy

Time to roll up your sleeves and help make Flagstaff more beautiful and walkable!  We’ll walk along the Route 66 and Arizona FUTS Trails, 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.

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.