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Walnut Canyon National Monument

Walnut Canyon Rd #3, Flagstaff, AZ 86004
+1 928-526-3367
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Grand and beautiful

Cliff dwellers once resided on this site. The animal Park has a small facility here it’s a very... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Greensboro, North Carolina
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Very nicely done by the Park Service. Excellent small museum in the visitor center. Two paths to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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See millions of years of history unraveled in the geology of the rocks at this popular scenic and historic hiking area, once populated by the Sinagua Indians.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the cliff” (313 reviews)
“island trail” (182 reviews)
“cave dwellings” (56 reviews)
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Walnut Canyon Rd #3, Flagstaff, AZ 86004
+1 928-526-3367
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Cliff dwellers once resided on this site. The animal Park has a small facility here it’s a very interesting video. Locate just outside of Flagstaffe

Thank brn2trvl2
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very nicely done by the Park Service. Excellent small museum in the visitor center. Two paths to view the ruins. One up and down several hundred steps at 7000 feet. Close to edge of canyon so those of us with vertigo best avoid it. The...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Your pass to one gives you entrance to all three. We bought the national park service's annual pass since we were also going to the Grand Canyon and a few other stops. Drive around Sunset Crater to wupatki. If you are going to pick one...More

Thank Round Rock Foodie
Reviewed 5 days ago

Just a few miles east of Flagstaff, this national monument is filled with scenic trails, Pueblo ruins, lovely picnic areas and pinyon pine forests.

Thank vicwarren2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This spot is a good hour depending on how fast you do the stairs. Over 400 of them. There are little plaques to give information. And if you look around there are dozens in the walls

Thank Jason A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our trip into walnut canyon. We didn't know what to expect and were pleasantly surprised. It is quite a stair climb in and out and as we descended we passed many people pausing to catch their breath on their way back up!...More

Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had driven by the sign 'Wanut Canyon National Monument' on earlier trips, but we never found time to visit the park. I am very happy we did this weekend. The park is beautiful. Park rangers were extremely helpful. To see this many cliff dwellings...More

Thank ChrisInGilbert
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice contrast to the vast Grand Canyon, this was a pleasure to walk around and see how the tribe lived so long ago. Very nice spot and well setup, the walk was much easier than people make out and I was in and out within...More

Thank Gillywhaler
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a site worth visiting but be prepared to climb, a lot, down and then up stairs to get a good look-see of the dwellings. but can still see the dwellings from the visitor center's patio. to me this is a must see location

Thank John S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this park during our holiday to Arizona, a very special place to visit. The walk down to the outcrop to explore were the Native American Indians lived literary on the edge is compelling, a must, you need a head for heights as some of...More

Thank Nigel H
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23 October 2017|
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Response from LovemyAcura | Reviewed this property |
No this place is not pet friendly.
12 October 2017|
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Response from JAC707 | Reviewed this property |
I have a senior park pass so it was free for me.
28 September 2017|
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Response from Violette54 | Reviewed this property |
They are open daily form 8AM to 5PM, every day except Christmas. However visiting the park might reflect on daily weather conditions. The several hundred steps down to the 'rock island' trail in the center, and it's own... More