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Address: Walnut Canyon Rd #3, Flagstaff, AZ 86004
Phone Number: +1 928 526 3367
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See millions of years of history unraveled in the geology of the rocks at...

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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A walk thru history

We happened upon Walnut Canyon by chance and what a stroke of good luck it was. My two best friends and I walked the trail and were amazed by how the Archaic people and Sinagua... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Alexandria, Virginia
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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We happened upon Walnut Canyon by chance and what a stroke of good luck it was. My two best friends and I walked the trail and were amazed by how the Archaic people and Sinagua made this canyon home. Seeing their dwellings and artifacts makes me understand the incredible richness they added to the fabric of this nation. Well worth... More 

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Central, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

very interesting, they are in the midst of completing upgrades to site accessibility in some location, really liked the craters and seeing the lava flow. Wife loved seeing painted desert

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Dropped in near the end of the day. Made the mile hike down into the canyon and were absorbed by the glimpse into the past this place provided. Well signed, with good explanations both of the people that lived there and the resources they had. A little different from going to a store today! The trail down, and back up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I felt at one with the Hopie Indians in their homes in the canyon, which made me want to go back in time and live among them!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I visited this with my wife and mother. The walking path was too much for my mother who is 70, but not an issue for my wife and I. Even though there are a lot of stairs to get down to the lower path. The lower path is what you will want to visit too, as it gets you closer... More 

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went to Walnut Creek National Monument. The Singua inhabited the canyon area around 1250. They farmed on the rim. We visited the visitor center. There are exhibits and a 20 minute movie that describes history and the area. There is also a puzzle area for all to make puzzles of different things in the area. We did a puzzle... More 

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Otsego, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

They offer two trails to follow. We choose the one with a lot of steps, but it was well worth it. The staff was friendly and helpful.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Easy to access, this National Monument offered a self-guided walk to view the cliff dwellings. Fantastic location and very well maintained. Great rangers to answers all questions.

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We highly recommend this stop. At first I wasn't so sure since it costs per person but it was worth every penny! It's a little over a mile hike. You start at the visitor center and hike about half way down the canyon and then walk a loop around and "island" peak. Along the way you get an amazing view... More 

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McLean, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice, civilized hike down into the canyon. Great views of the cliff dwellings. Lots of stairs (200+) up and down and more down below, but it's all paved. Good place to learn a little local history and about the local flora and fauna.

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