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Walnut Canyon National Monument

Walnut Canyon Rd #3, Flagstaff, AZ 86004
+1 928-526-3367
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Very interesting bit of History.

The history being cared for at this site is very interesting. We've all heard of the "cliff... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Brandon, United States
very beautiful canyon

We walked one mile of the island trail which starts from the visitor center, it took us about one... read more

Reviewed 1 week 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.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the cliff” (314 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 2 days ago

The history being cared for at this site is very interesting. We've all heard of the "cliff dwellers" and at this location, you can get an upfront and personal experience of exactly what their life was like. There are 2 different trails to experience at...More

Thank G3238PSpaulk
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked one mile of the island trail which starts from the visitor center, it took us about one hour to complete the trail. The scenery was really beautiful, the canyon looked very deep. We walked over 200 stairs down to the canyon, a loop...More

Thank LisaMNUSA
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing place to see hundreds of cliff dwellings along the canyon walls! This place allows you to go inside several of the ruins making this a very special opportunity. Be prepared for the 273 stairs down leading to the trail which loops around the mesa...More

Thank Adrienne W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed the stunning views and marveled at mother natures rendurings while I was there. A great little stop on Hwy 17.

Thank Motivator535
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

that is simply incredible how people used to live and creat houses in this place.. anyway its a little bit tiring to go there using a lotof stairs down and then on way back to go up..

Thank jplaneta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are two trails. The Rim trail takes us on the part of land where farming used to be done. While the Island trail is a very well-paved loop which takes us around the shelters. Most of the shelters were used for living while some...More

Thank PrajJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice view. The rim trail was great short hike for small kids. The other trail looked good too but a little more challenging. Rangers were very helpful and fun for kids. If kids do an activity book they get a badge and get sworn...More

Thank traveler_mike_g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We returned for a visit to Walnut Canyon. We have a national park pass, and you can use it for admission. There is a nice visitor center with movie and exhibits. There is a longer walk to see the ruins in the canyon. There is...More

Thank mini
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The only way to see this park is by walking. The one-mile Island Trail can be scary if you have little kids who wander... there are long stretches with no handrails, and the cliffs are sheer. But the trail takes you right up to the...More

1  Thank TheMapDoctor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
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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