Guided Recreation


Guided recreation are activities or sports that you actively participate in under the direction of an experienced guide. Flagstaff offers visitors the opportunity to go on some truly amazing outdoor adventures like rock climbing, kayaking, mountain biking, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, hiking the Grand Canyon and many others. Adventure guides are knowledgable experts in their area and usually a lot of fun to be around. There's something about doing what they love for a living that makes them wonderful people to be around. If you're new to these things or even a novice, hooking-up with a guiding service will make your experience safer and more enjoyable. Every outdoor mecca has guides with important local knowledge. It is always best practice to ensure that you and your adventure partners are safe and knowledgable about the area and sport, so don't hesitate to consult when any of the guiding services before engaging in an activity that is potentially high-risk. But go on an adventure! It will be an experience to remember and Flagstaff is just the place to do it.

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1. Western River Expeditions

Discover the Grand Canyon, endless in scenic wonder, rich in Native American history and loaded with fun and adventure, Western River Expedi...  More
  • (800) 453-7450
  • Kanab
  • UT, US

2. The Ultimate Off Road Adventure

At Guidance Air in Sedona, we fly Robinson helicopters, specifically the R44 and R66, which have unrivaled views. This means clear views fro...  More
  • (928) 351-1000
  • 1200 Airport Rd
  • Sedona, AZ
  • 86336

3. Wildland Trekking

Join The Wildland Trekking Co. on an epic journey to the Grand Canyon! Services include 1 to 8 day hiking adventures, tasty backcountry cui...  More
  • (800) 715-4453
  • 4025 East Huntington Drive
  • Flagstaff, AZ
  • 86004
  • $110.00 - $1500.00

4. Antelope Canyon & Horseshoe Ben...

Adventure Southwest offers private group hiking and sightseeing trips to amazing Southwest destinations including Grand Canyon, Horseshoe...  More

  • (800) 514-0884
  • 1515 North Main Street
  • Flagstaff, AZ
  • 86004
  • $119.00 - $139.00

5. Grand Canyon Expeditions

The Grand Canyon is one of the wonders of the world, and what better way to see it than from its heart, on a Colorado river rafting trip? Th...  More
  • (800) 544-2691
  • Lee’s Ferry
  • Kanab, UT

6. Arizona River Runners

Experience a Grand Canyon rafting trip of a lifetime with Arizona River Runners. Proficient, reputable, and fun we’ve been operating in th...  More
  • (602) 867-4866
  • 15211 North Cave Creek Road
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • 85032

7. Guided Outdoor Rock Climbing & ...

Flagstaff Climbing Center is located in historic downtown Flagstaff. The center features over 6500 square feet of widely varied climbing ter...  More
  • (928) 556-9909
  • 205 South San Francisco Street
  • Flagstaff, AZ
  • 86001

8. Grand Canyon Whitewater

Whitewater rafting through the Grand Canyon offers a distinctive view of one of the most popular and breathtaking natural wonders of the wor...  More
  • (888) 805-5877
  • Flagstaff Plaza Shopping Center
  • Flagstaff, AZ
  • 86001

9. Canyoneers

The ultimate getaway! Spectacular scenery, great side canyon hikes, ancient Indian ruins, splendid waterfalls, gourmet meals, and top notch...  More
  • (800) 525-0924
  • 7195 U.S. 89
  • Flagstaff, AZ
  • 86004

10. Lowell Observatory

A privately owned astronomical research institution located in Flagstaff, Arizona. Best known for the discovery of Pluto. Each year, about 7...  More
  • (928) 233-3212
  • 1400 West Mars Hill Road
  • Flagstaff, AZ
  • 86001

11. Mountain Bike Rentals & Tours ...

The Flagstaff Nordic Center is excited to offer mountain bike rentals, mountain bike tours, hiking tours, wildlife watching tours and more. ...  More
  • (928) 220-0550
  • U.S. 180
  • Flagstaff, AZ
  • 86004

12. Riordan Mansion State Park

Built in 1904 for two Riordan families, Riordan Mansion is an impressive example of gracious living and Arts and Crafts style architecture. ...  More
  • (928) 779-4395
  • 409 West Riordan Road
  • Flagstaff, AZ
  • 86001

13. Wilderness River Adventures

Wilderness River Adventures offers over 50 combined years of experience as whitewater outfitters on the Colorado River, specializing in adve...  More
  • (800) 992-8022
  • Page
  • Page, AZ
  • 86040

14. Colorado River & Trail Expedit...

Colorado River & Trail Expeditions offers rowing, paddle, motor, kayak support, and hybrid all-inclusive rafting trips. We offer a variety ...  More
  • (801) 261-1789
  • Lees Ferry Street
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • 89148

15. Canyon Explorations, Inc.

Our Hybrid Grand Canyon Raft Trips are geared for individuals seeking a highly participatory vacation and include oar boats, a paddle boat a...  More
  • (800) 654-0723
  • 675 West Clay Avenue
  • Flagstaff, AZ
  • 86001

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