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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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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 yesterday 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 2 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 2 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 4 days 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 4 days 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 4 days 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 5 days ago NEW 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not far from highway. Only about 15-20 minutes from flagstaff. Not crowded even on a Saturday. Angel trail terrific for about a 75 minute walk - though lots of steps so some may find it difficult. (285 steps down and then back up.) cliff dwellings very interesting. Beautiful canyon. There is also an easier 45 walk that stays on top.... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A must-see for anyone that visits me. The stairway might be a bit much for some folks, but there is no hurry. Take your time, rest at the landings. The walk around the dwellings is mostly level. My cousin from NY liked it so much, we went around twice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walnut Canyon is a very interesting look at Pueblo civilization in early America. The well-managed site offers an informative and close-up look at the cliff dwelling early Indian civilization in the Oak Creek area of Arizona. There is an extensive walk down into the canyon which has 266 steps. If you have mobility issues this may not be appropriate, although... More 

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