Snowflake Temple

category : Temples
Only the 108th temple worldwide, and the 51st in the Continental United States, the temple serves nearly 35,000 Latter-day Saints (LDS, or Mormon) living in northeastern Arizona and neighboring New Mexico. The 17,500 square foot temple stands on a six acre site overlooking the town to the south and surrounded by the Snowflake community golf course.

The Temple's exterior facade is royal rose granite on the lower level, and royal peach granite on the upper level. The building is topped by a gold statue of the angel Moroni, and ancient American prophet from Latter-day Saint scripture.

The interior of the temple includes a celestial room, two ordinance rooms seating 40 people each, two sealing rooms and a baptistry, as well as dressing rooms and offices.

Special features of the temple include:

* A water feature outside the entrance, cascading over a natural-rock ledge into a pool
* Antique art-glass panel depicting Jesus Christ with children
* Decorative American Indian patterns painted on ceilings throughout the temple
* Original paintings depicting landscapes in Arizona
* Reproduction of a painting depicting early Latter-day Saint missionary Jacob Hamblin with Hopi Chief Tuba
* Large original murals of landscapes
* Some custom-built furniture with early pioneer designs
* Navajo rugs and American Indian pottery

Address: 1875 West Canyon Drive
Phone: 928-536-7141

Come visit us in Snowflake, Arizona

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Historic Homes Tour

Many of the homes of the first generation of settlers still remain in a habitable condition with their original decorations and are listed with the Arizona State Historic Preservation Office. Six, of the over one hundred homes, are listed on the National Register of Historic Buildings

Snowflake, AZ Tours


From 500 B.C. through 1350 A.D., early Native American tribes left petroglyphs and pictographs, gracefully simple designs scratched into cliff walls, overhangs, and monoliths. Common symbols include spirals, chevrons, antlered dancers, Kokopelli (the flute player)

Snowflake, AZ Petroglyphs

Snowflake Monument

Those acquainted with Arizona know that the Town of Snowflake receives its share of snow occasionally, but the naming of the town comes from a more interesting story, and the heroic-sized bronze monument on Main Street depicts the event.

Snowflake, AZ Monuments

Stinson Museum

When the Flakes entered the Silver Creek Valley, they found two adobe structures that had been erected by James Stinson, owner of the ranch. Eventually, the two structures were joined together into one continuous building that visitors see today as the Stinson Museum.

Snowflake, AZ Museums

Snowflake Municipal Golf Course

The Town of Snowflake's community golf course consists of an 18-hole course, and a 9

Snowflake, AZ Golf Courses

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Snowflake Temple

Only the 108th temple worldwide, and the 51st in the Continental United States, the temple serves nearly 35,000 Latter-day Sa...