What’s Great About Snowbowl

For 80 years, Snowbowl has offered snow-loving individuals and families the best on snow experience in the state. Here are just a few reasons you will love Snowbowl. Come for the day. Fall in love for a lifetime.

The Largest Beginner Terrain in the West

Using Terrain Based Learning, our friendly and professional instructors will guide you through a series of purpose-built features designed to get you moving and make your first day on snow a great one.

Simply put, Terrain Based Learning makes your first time skiing or snowboarding easier and more fun than ever. Snowbowl is proud to be one of a select group of resorts around the world now offering this revolutionary new way of getting started on snow.


Arizona’s Longest Ski Season

groomer overlayPerfect corduroy on bluebird days, untracked powder in the upper bowl, drinks on the deck of Agassiz Lodge, and epic views of the Grand Canyon. This is what you love about skiing and riding at Arizona Snowbowl. Home to Arizona’s longest ski season, over 260 inches of annual snowfall, Snowbowl is proud to offer the premier winter experience.



The Views

While everyone enjoys their own unique experience at Snowbowl, one thing is universally loved: the views. From the majestic San Francisco peaks (where Snowbowl resides) to the panoramic views of the Grand Canyon and beyond, everyone savors the sights available exclusively at Snowbowl. They are the perfect backdrop to your social media pictures!



Free Lodging

sll fireSki Lift Lodge and Cabins offer the closest lodging to Snowbowl. Located minutes from downtown Flagstaff at the intersection of Highway 180 and Snowbowl Road (and only an hour from the Grand Canyon in the famous Ponderosa Pines of Northern Arizona), you can enjoy FREE lodging nearly every day with the purchase of two full-price, full-day adult lift tickets. Discover how to stay FREE in Flagstaff, too.



Convenient Location

Snowbowl is located within a short drive of the following cities and popular attractions:

  • Flagstaff- 14 miles
  • Sedona- 43 miles
  • Williams- 49 miles
  • Grand Canyon- 72 miles
  • Phoenix- 159 miles
  • Tempe- 166 miles
  • Scottsdale- 167 miles
  • Mesa- 175 miles
  • Las Vegas- 263 miles
  • Tucson- 274 miles
  • Durango- 323 miles
  • Albuquerque- 338 miles
  • Los Angeles- 478 miles
  • San Diego- 512 miles

Find driving directions here.

For questions or trip planning assistance, please call Guest Services at 928-779-1951.