Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

Riordan Mansion State Historic Park


Location:Next to Northern Arizona University on Riordan Road in Flagstaff.
Facilities:Historic mansion, visitor center, restrooms, picnic areas, picnic shelters (é).
Activities:Guided tours of the mansion; visitor center has an exhibit area, slide program, and a children's "touch table."
Special Features:The mansion is actually two separate homes connected by a common area. It was built in 1904 for the Riordan brothers, Timothy and Michael, who operated a successful logging business and played a significant role in the development of the social and economic structure of Flagstaff and northern Arizona. The building is an example of Arts and Crafts style architecture, featuring a rustic exterior of log-slab siding, volcanic stone arches, and hand-split wooden shingles. The home has 40 rooms, more than 13,000 square feet of living area, and servants' quarters.
Address:409 Riordan Rd
Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Phone:928-779-4395
Fax:928-556-0253
Web: www.pr.state.az.us/Parks/parkhtml/riordan.html
Size: 6 acres. Elevation: 6,900 feet.

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After experiencing Arizona's archaeological sites, you can step into pioneer history and see how two brother lumber barons lived at Riordan Mansion State Historic Park in Flagstaff.