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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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First person exploration of cliff dwellings

We have visited here before but the last time was over ten years ago. This year (July 2016) it took us two tries to even get access to the park. We tried to go early on a Sunday... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Arizona
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Arizona
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have visited here before but the last time was over ten years ago. This year (July 2016) it took us two tries to even get access to the park. We tried to go early on a Sunday afternoon but the Park Ranger at the entrance station had to turn cars away because the small parking lot was full. We... More 

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Simi Valley, California
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice facility with friendly rangers and great hiking trails. Get the regional pass and visit the other parks in the area for the best value and experience/

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Thank BigGuido
Dallas, Texas
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

To be able to visit cliff dwellings up close is an amazing opportunity. Taking into account the higher altitude than I'm used to, I budgeted my water and took a snack break on the return climb up the stairs of the longer circuit. Back on top, I watched the video while I rested again. The rangers, volunteers, and gift shop... More 

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Cave Creek, AZ
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91 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice experience overall. Costs $8 per person entry, but worth it in my opinion. There is a visitor center with lots of information, and 2 main trails. Would take about 2 hours. The island trail, takes you right up and into some of the cliff dwellings. The rim trail gives a nice overview. There are a lot of steps, stairs... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Absolutely wonderful park. Be prepared for for the walk down to the dwellings. The trip down is fairly easy and the path around is smooth and paved. The difficulties will arrive when you start back up the very many steps. Thankfully there are many places to stop to catch your breath. The elevation of 7200+ feet can be daunting of... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A few things: 1) It isn't Mesa Verde, so don't expect it to be; 2) If it's summer time, go early (like at opening time) and TAKE WATER; 3) Because it's less well known than Mesa Verde or Chaco Canyon, it's delightfully uncrowded - which makes it really special. Plan about 3 hours to really go into detail, including the... More 

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Laguna Hills, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were on our way home and I wanted another passport stamp, this was a great find. When we stopped thinking it would be quick, we ended up staying awhile because it was so pretty and we saw structures we havent seen before. Stop and stay, we wish we could have stayed longer.

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Menlo Park, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

took my 3 boys here and the visit will not be soon forgotten. There is a lovely walking tour of about a mile or so through some amazing American Indian history. The hike is moderate to strenuous and lots of steps down then up so bring water. The guides and staff here were amazingly helpful and one in particular held... More 

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Mary Esther, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A must see when in Flg. Fascinating history of the indigenous peoples habitating the cliff dwellings. Bring water and comfortable walking shoes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was the first time that I had visited Walnut Canyon. I will say it was breath taking. The views and history was incredible. The walk down and the hike back up, was a little tiring, but the step back in time was well worth the exercise. The dwellings in the canyon are almost 1,000 years old, some have been... More 

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