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Walnut Canyon Drive

Flagstaff, AZ
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Absolutely fantastic, informative and beautiful!

This place is soul candy for people who enjoy a good workout while seeing nature and being immersed... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Dana A
Sanibel Island, Florida
Driving back to Walnut Canyon on this Dedicated Road.

Take this beautiful, slower paced two-laned road three miles back to Walnut Canyon. The road exits... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

This place is soul candy for people who enjoy a good workout while seeing nature and being immersed in history! All four of us who took this journey have either bad knees or bad backs and we did the 240 stairs and it was well...More

Thank Dana A
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Take this beautiful, slower paced two-laned road three miles back to Walnut Canyon. The road exits I-40 about 9 miles east of Flagstaff, to the south and it is well-marked. The is a quiet, sun-dappled, pine forested road. Maybe you'll spot some elk. At any...More

Thank Violette54
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Th Walut Canyon Drive is a very senic drive through Ponderosa Pine forest. The Speed Limit is 35 MPH so the driver can watch out for the resident wildlife, including elk and deer. Be aware; there are no gas stations or food available within the...More

Thank danf552017
Reviewed 6 July 2017

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 29 June 2017

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 28 May 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 6 May 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 5 May 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 21 April 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 11 April 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
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