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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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beautiful but somewhat difficult....

Great place to visit and see the ruins of the native american people who resided there...it is a beautiful and peaceful location and is highly recommended. The only problem is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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las vegas, nv.
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great place to visit and see the ruins of the native american people who resided there...it is a beautiful and peaceful location and is highly recommended. The only problem is that it is a very strenuous place to visit as you actually descend, and then ascend, into the canyon below...you will be huffing and puffing at the conclusion of this... More 

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Marshall, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very interesting look back in time of a early Native American culture. Lucky for us it wasn't too warm the day we went there. Lots of stairs. It was worth the trip to see remnants of the old dwellings. The walk wasn't too far but be prepared for the stairs. I would do it again if I was in the... More 

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Sun City West, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very interesting! Should be in decent shape a lot of steps well worth the effort! Good lesson for all of us how people lived and survived

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

this is a wonderful area to spend seeing our native americans up close and how they lived in this area. You walk the area with very good walking paths and can see where they lived. The setting is very pretty and worth the time to see this.

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Thank Lauren S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Cost is $8 per person unless you have your national parks pass. It has two primary paths. The 1.6 mile loop has great history and interesting information. Beware that there are significant steps down and back up (240 each way). Rim trail is OK, about .7 mile in length.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We intended to do just the flat trail along the rim of the canyon, but the Island Trail, with many stairs down the cliff face, was too intriguing, so we keep going down "just a little further". In addition to spectacular scenery and interesting cliff dwellings, they were lots of wild flowers.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were looking for a 1/2 day excursion and was pleasantly surprised by wonder of this canyon. Well maintained, beautiful sites, history and little workout to boot. There was a wonderful volunteer with whom we engaged in conversation for a while. He was originally from Brooklyn but moved to the area years ago. He was a wealth of knowledge and... More 

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Peoria, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had heard of this canyon for years. After 31 years of living in AZ, we decided to check it out! We were glad we did. It was an easy hike into the canyon and once we were in, we were treated to gorgeous views of the canyon and Native American ruins. Very historic and beautiful! It is a must... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went on an early morning hike through here. Great building with educational information on the Monument and the history. Great scenery! Plenty of information while walking through to visualize the history of the Canyon. Lots of stairs to walk though.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Walnut Canyon is one of those amazing "must see" place when visiting Northern Arizona. It's easy to drive to and very closely located on the east end of Flagstaff. Hiking is fairly low stress and can be done by most. This "old Gal" can still do it with a sturdy walking stick in hand. There is nothing like experiencing a... More 

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