A Home Away From Home

Luke Air Force Base Recreation Area at Fort Tuthill

Authorized DoD Cardholder Facility
Flagstaff, Arizona
Operated by 56 FSS
Contact Us

928-774-8893  ¦  visit@forttuthill.com



Reservations can be made by telephone only. There is no online reservation option.

SUMMER (Apr 1 – Oct 31)

Everyday 6:00AM – 10:00PM

WINTER (Nov 1 – Mar 31)

 Sunday-Thursday 6:00AM – 7:00PM

Friday, Saturday, & Holidays 6:00AM – 10:00PM

About Us

A Getaway nestled within the Coconino National Forest 

Fort Tuthill offers an idyllic retreat for families and friends seeking a getaway. Enveloped by the stunning Ponderosa Pine Forest and captivating mountain vistas, Fort Tuthill immerses you in boundless natural splendor. Our dedicated staff is committed to ensuring your stay is exceptional.  Your time at Fort Tuthill promises not just a stay, but an exploration of wonder and discovery amidst nature’s grandeur.



Explore our blend of rustic elegance, crisp air, and stunning landscapes at Fort Tuthill. Choose from an array of stays: lodge rooms, cabins, A-Frame lodges, Yurts, RV sites, or tent sites—all promising comfort and charm. Each accommodation boasts its own distinct allure, and our attentive staff ensures a memorable stay, no matter your choice.


 Active Duty – 11 Months in advance

All others – 6 Months in advance

Hotel Lodge Rooms


Yurts (Seasonal)

Premium Cabins


RV Sites (Seasonal)

Standard Cabins

Pet Friendly Units

Tent Sites (Seasonal)

 (NOV 1 – MAR 31)

 (APR 1 – OCT 31)

Featured Unit


Set up similarly to our A-Frames. This unit is ideal for a large family vacation or weekend gathering with friends and can accommodate up to 12 people.

  • Two full-sized bathrooms
  • Upstairs: 3 bedrooms (2 king, 1 twin + bunk bed)
  • Downstairs: 2 pullout couches, TV, family room
  • Well-equipped kitchen
  • Spacious front deck with picnic table
  • Fenced backyard, 2 grills, personal fire rings
Outdoor Adventure Program

Grand Canyon Rafting Experience

Three Day or Four Day Rafting Adventures.

Western Grand Canyon

All trips run in the western section of the Grand Canyon between Diamond Creek River Mile (225) and Pearce Ferry (280)

Seasoned Rafting Guides

We pride ourselves in executing safe, fun, and memorable outdoor experiences for our DoD community.

Experence of a Lifetime

All Fort Tuthill Outdoor Adventure trips are educational non-profit, work sharing programs.  Your trip will be full of exciting terrain, breathtaking scenery, and amazing memories.


Acceptable ID’s are: DoD CAC Card, Retiree Card, Veteran’s Health ID Card with “Service Connected”, “POW”, or “Purple Heart” specified on their ID.

ACTIVE DUTY - Can make reservations 11 months in advance

Active duty personnel of any branch of service and their immediate family members. Branches include Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and U.S. Coast Guard (must have valid ID card).

ALL OTHERS -Can make reservations 6 months in advance
    • Retired military personnel (with pay) and their families, any branch.

    • Medal of Honor recipients and their surviving spouses and family.

    • Honorably discharged veterans with 100% service related disability.

    • Reserve members of any branch or National Guard and their family members.

    • Retired reservists of any branch and their families.

    • US Naval Academy midshipmen.

    • Cadets of the Army and Air Force academies.

    • Officer candidates when in an active duty status.

    • Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadets and midshipmen, when on active duty during college vacation periods.

    • DOD civilian employees (including NAF) and their family members in Alaska and Hawaii, all US Territories and Possessions,and foreign countries who are authorized to exchange privileges.

    • Retired DOD civilians and their family members. DOD retired Civilians need to present a Real ID and retirement 2525 Form reflecting have MWR access.

    • Military personnel of foreign nations and their families when authorized exchange privileges.

    • Surgeons under contract to the military during the period of their contracts.

    • Non-remarried surviving spouses of military personnel and their family members, and former spouses with identification cards (DD form 1173, Uniformed Services Identification and Privilege Card.)

    • Commissioned Officers with the Public Health Service.

    • Inprocessing Enlisted with paperwork-individuals, who have enlisted but have not received an ID card, must present paperwork.

    • All National Guard active and reserve.

    • Veterans with a VA Health ID Card (VHIC) which states “Service Connected” on it, may also reserve 6 months in advance.


Facility Amenities

Free WiFi

Free WiFi is located in the main lobby 24/7

Bath House and Laundry

Horseshoes, Basketball Court, Sand Volleyball, Fire Pit 

Free Parking
Coffee Shop and Bar

Draft beer, packaged beer, wine. 


Seasonal Tubing Hill, Bike Rentals, Full Ski and Snowboard Shop

Conference Room
Game Room
Gift Shop

Souveniers, Video rentals



Need to Know
  • NO smoking on the property
  • Quiet hours are from 2200 to 0800
Pet Policy

At Fort Tuthill, we welcome your furry companions to select pet-friendly units. To ensure a comfortable stay for all guests, please take note of the following guidelines.

Checkin & Checkout
  • Check in is at 4:00 P.M and check out is by 11:00 A.M. (Lodge, A-Frames, Cabins & Yurts)
  • Check in is after 12:00 P.M and check out is by 11:00 A.M. (RV and TENT SITES)
  • A valid Military ID must be presented at check in.
Cancellation Policy

48 hours-notice to cancel or change your reservation.

Let the adventure begin with us


Discover • Relax • Recharge

56 Force Support Squadron’s (FSS)  mission is to deliver customer-focused Services, generating resilient, mission-ready warfighters and strengthening families and communities.







415 Battalion Rd Flagstaff, AZ 86001




Fort Tuthill is currently hiring for multiple positions. Apply on USAJOB.GOV