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The Smell of Pine

This drive leading up to Walnut Canyon is beautiful, and the smell of the pine trees makes for a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ixtlan06
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Duluth, Georgia
There is no Walnut Canyon Dr.

There is a Walnut Canyon National Monument, which is GREAT. There is an Oak Creek Canyon "drive... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
birdvest
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Flagstaff, Arizona
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This drive leading up to Walnut Canyon is beautiful, and the smell of the pine trees makes for a very pleasant drive..

Thank ixtlan06
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a Walnut Canyon National Monument, which is GREAT. There is an Oak Creek Canyon "drive" which is also great. Somehow both have been mixed up here in the Walnut Canyon Drive" review.

Thank birdvest
Reviewed May 27, 2017

Here you have, I believe, an over-looked scenic attraction. Visitors to Flagstaff seem to come primarily to see, and why not, it is a superior venue, The Grand Canyon. When you drive East out of Flagstaff on Interstate HWY I-40 you go right past Walnut...More

2  Thank kanbaatar
Reviewed May 6, 2017

The Walnut Canyon Drive is one of the most beautiful drives in Arizona. Have your camera ready at every bend and enjoy! Drive slow.

Thank travelhappy19762017
Reviewed May 4, 2017

One Warning: Make sure you are capable of climbing 100+ stairs in the heat if you visit this park in the summer months. I seek out sites with Native American ruins. They fascinate me to no end. Walnut Canyon is the best of the best....More

1  Thank Angele F
Reviewed April 21, 2017

This National Monument is a tough hike, but allows you a glimpse back in time. Up and down the wall of the canyon is about 15 stories on a fire escape, and around the island is up and down. Easy to find in the heart...More

Thank happyheidi2017
Reviewed April 11, 2017

This Canyon has a lot of history going back to the cave dwellers that lived here in the 12th century. It is beautiful and you can hike down into the canyon and walk around the area where people lives hundreds of years ago. Very beautiful...More

Thank Steve L
Reviewed April 9, 2017

Very easy to get to and still feel way off the beaten path. The trail down from the visitor center takes you as close as you're likely to get to cliff dwellings if you're not a genuine adventurer. Be aware, tho, that the trail feels...More

Thank L. B
Reviewed March 24, 2017

We had visited the Grand Canyon the day before. We could not hike into that canyon. We were able to hike into this one and it was fun and very interesting as the hike was around this area where many Indian cave dwellings were. We...More

Thank Gary M
Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

I like the place very much. It is great to see how the Indian lived under the rock in small houses. The hike was not too hard, but gave you a good exercise. Nothing is great after you visit the grand canyon!

Thank Shihong C
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