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Address: Walnut Canyon Rd #3, Flagstaff, AZ 86004
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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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Much more to see than meets the eye

This is a surprising site. There is a wonderful short hike with views of homes built before the establishment of the United States. Visiting this site will put the history of... read more

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eugene, oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a surprising site. There is a wonderful short hike with views of homes built before the establishment of the United States. Visiting this site will put the history of this area in perspective. The trails are well established. It has a lot of stairs and the area has at altitude. I would think twice about doing this in... More 

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Havertown, Pennsylvania, United States
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you take your time, you will survive the walk down & back. Fascinating to see how many dwellings are in the canyon & to be able to see them up close.

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Longwood
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My sister and I saw the Grand Canyon, Antelope Canyon, Picture Canyon and Walnut Canyon. I enjoyed Walnut Canyon the most for the beauty, history and intimacy. There are concrete steps to some cliff dwellings that should be accessible to most people. It is a fascinating and beautiful National Monument.

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London, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This was the most amazing hike. Beware there are approx 270 stairs to get down to the trail. The trail winds around the mountain and of course 270 stairs back up. There are a number of benches for resting. The scenery is beautiful and the caves are fascinating. So interesting to see how people lived hundreds of years ago. The... More 

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Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow...was this awesome! The elevation makes it challenging on the way back up....but to take this hike down into the wall of this canyon and walk in the caves that the Native Americans lived in was awe inspiring. Well worth it!

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Parkersburg, West Virginia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic views and scenery ! Easy to drive to and well worth the time to this this wonderful site. The mountains and canyons were beautiful. Cactus, flowers, shrubs blooming. Lots of walking and picture taking opportunities. A great scenic and natural setting. Great place for kids of all ages to explore.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here early in the morning as a nice 'rest' point between Sedona and the Grand Canyon with our two children ages 10 and 7. I had never heard about the monument and stumbled upon it when checking Trip Advisor for places to stop along our journey. Well the park was beautiful and filled up quickly. We did both... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are two trails - a short one along the run and the longer one that descends into the canyon to some ruins. I only stayed on the rim and you can't see much. I'm not sure if the ruins are worth the home down and back up. Also, tours end at 4pm with the gates locked at 5pm.

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Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walnut Canyon is worthwhile. We spent a couple of hours here. There are a lot of stairs to go up and down. There was a park worker near the dwellings who was available to answer questions. Good information!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing place for learning about cliff dwellings by seeing them up close and personal! Two different hiking/walking routes (one is steep but with stairway) other is easy one mile accessible with baby stroller... Absolutely stunning views. Took less than 2 hours including all the stops for pics!

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