Tag: Coconino County Parks & Recreation

Connections Spotlight — Storybook Path Unveiled at Sawmill County Park

| October 5, 2021
Connections Spotlight — Storybook Path Unveiled at Sawmill County Park

Coconino County Parks & Recreation and The Literacy Center are pleased to unveil the Storybook Path at Sawmill County Park.

The path features the book Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match by local author Monica Brown. The book’s pages are displayed on pedestals at intervals along the path for visitors of all ages to read and enjoy in both English and Spanish. Visitors also have the option to listen to the audio book in both languages by scanning a QR code on their smartphone. 

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Registration open for summer camps and archery clinics

| June 1, 2021
Registration open for summer camps and archery clinics

Registration is now open for the popular Outdoor Adventure Summer Day Camp (8-13 years old) and Basic Archery Clinics (8 and older)! Summer Camps run weekly from June 14 through July 30 at Fort Tuthill County Park, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. daily, and are $200 per week. Basic Archery Clinics are available monthly and emphasize understanding the terminology and equipment, shooting safety, and developing basic archery skills. Most importantly, there will be plenty of hands-on fun! No previous archery experience necessary. Learn more and register.

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Coconino County Parks & Recreation — Summer is here, head outside and explore the outdoors

| May 11, 2021
Coconino County Parks & Recreation — Summer is here, head outside and explore the outdoors

Fort Tuthill County Park is home to many special events during the year. This weekend kicks off the event season. The inaugural Cocodona 250 ultramarathon came through the park this week, and the Diamond O Roping event will be Saturday, May 8, at the Posse Arena. We will add more events to our online calendar as the season continues so check back often.

Parks & Recreation staff are working with special event producers to make sure they submit a COVID-19 plan and follow appropriate recommendations. The Department is utilizing a COVID-19 application for special events reviewed by Coconino County Health and Human Services and the Board of Supervisors. This document is now part of the Department’s special event application, evaluation, and approval process.

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Coconino County Parks & Recreation — Winter recreation spots

| February 9, 2021
Coconino County Parks & Recreation — Winter recreation spots

Fort Tuthill County Park is open and free for passive slow play recreation. There is no dedicated sledding hill however.

Flagstaff Snow Park, which is located in Fort Tuthill County Park, makes snow in a dedicated area with tubing runs. Their website has more information and a link to purchase tickets, which are required to recreate in this area of the park.

For other sledding and snow play areas in and around Flagstaff, the City of Flagstaff publishes a winter recreation map and operates a winter snow play information line at 1-844-256-SNOW.

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Coconino County Parks & Recreation — County Fair update, AZT Babbitt Ranch trail segment dedication, and more

| August 11, 2020
Coconino County Parks & Recreation — County Fair update, AZT Babbitt Ranch trail segment dedication, and more

The 2020 Coconino County Fair will move forward this year as an online event with virtual 4-H shows, pictures of entry winners, streaming entertainment, and a virtual vendor marketplace.

A “community connections” portion encourages community members to share favorite recipes, gardening tips and tricks, flower growing advice, and to vote for people’s choice awards in fine arts for photography and other art mediums.

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Coconino County Parks & Recreation — Summer events, fire restrictions, and the Census connection

| June 16, 2020
Coconino County Parks & Recreation — Summer events, fire restrictions, and the Census connection

All playgrounds, basketball courts, ramadas (including picnic tables and barbecue grills), and restroom facilities managed by Coconino County Parks & Recreation remain closed at this time.

We encourage you to engage in responsible physical and social distancing when recreating outdoors. Parks, natural areas, and trails managed by Coconino County are open for public enjoyment; this excludes Louise Yellowman County Park.

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Coconino County Parks & Recreation — COVID-19 update and amenity closures

| April 13, 2020
Coconino County Parks & Recreation — COVID-19 update and amenity closures

Effective Saturday, April 4 at 5 p.m., all playgrounds, basketball courts, ramadas (including picnic tables and barbecue grills), and restroom facilities managed by Coconino County Parks and Recreation will close until further notice.

These regulations come as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and in response to the Governor’s Office latest guidance on essential services. These sites include Fort Tuthill County Park, Raymond County Park, Sawmill County Park, and Peaks View County Park. Louise Yellowman County Park in Tuba City has already been closed to the public.

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Coconino County Parks & Recreation Summer Programs

| May 14, 2016
Coconino County Parks & Recreation Summer Programs

Join Coconino County Parks & Recreation for multiple summer program opportunities!

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Coconino County Parks & Recreation Update

| March 28, 2016
Coconino County Parks & Recreation Update

Coconino County Parks and Recreation is offering many camps and activities this summer for the whole family including outdoor adventures, lego, and mountain bikes…

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Upcoming Coconino County Parks & Recreation Programs

| April 22, 2015
Upcoming Coconino County Parks & Recreation Programs

Coconino County Parks & Recreation has many programs coming up for adults, youth, and the whole family. 2015 Summer Camp Archery League Basic Gardening Tips The Basics of Canning Colorado River Rafting Basic Archery Clinic Mountain Bike Camp

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