Freidlein Prairie

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4/5 (10 reviews)
Flagstaff, Arizona (Coconino County)
Last Updated: 12/31/2023
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Freidlein Prairie provides the closest motorized access to the Kachina Peaks Wilderness and Kachina Trailhead and fourteen high-elevation designated campsites. Views of the peaks are limited by the beautiful alpine forest. Mexican Spotted Owls, a protected species, live in the area, and the campsites are closed for their breeding season. For those visiting the Snowbowl ski resort on the west side of the peaks for activities in the summer, access to 522 is located conveniently halfway up Snowbowl Road. The hiking trailhead parking lot at the end of Freidlein Prairie is within a few hundred yards of the Kachina Wilderness boundary and the demanding but enjoyable Kachina Trail.


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4/5 (10)
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14950
Seasonal Closure
Rated 4/5
Visited: 12/31/2023

Regular seasonal closure for winter is in effect.
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63450
Seasonal Closure
Visited: 12/30/2023

Closed per USFS
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150500
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Visited: 08/30/2023

Trail is open and not part of any fire closure.
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14950
Seasonal Closure
Rated 4/5
Visited: 05/28/2023

Still closed as of Memorial Day 2023. Let us know if you see the gate open?
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121200
Seasonal Closure
Visited: 12/01/2021

Closed for the season! See you in 2022!

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