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Address: Walnut Canyon Rd #3, Flagstaff, AZ 86004
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+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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My wife and I were in Cottonwood and walked by a place and decided to go in. It was a time share place. We decided to them up on their offer and ended up with a train ride out of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Phoenix
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Phoenix
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34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My wife and I were in Cottonwood and walked by a place and decided to go in. It was a time share place. We decided to them up on their offer and ended up with a train ride out of it. We went through Sycamore with the train ride. When we visited Walnut we drove. Awesome views and great scenery.... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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144 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Always stunning. If you are able, make sure to do the hike to see the cliff dwellings along the Island Trail. Remember, going down all of those steps means that you have to go back up all of those steps. Well worth it!!

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Los Alamos, New Mexico, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This National Monument is only a short drive off freeway. It deserves more attention. Nice museum. Steps to get to the main trail. But ancient ruins well displayed and preserved.

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Summit, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here on a road trip from Page to Phoenix. It's a small canyon but has beautiful views. There is hiking available (we did not hike).

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Redding
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Only 10 mins out of Flagstaff. 270 steps down into the canyon but handrails provided. When after a snowstorm so half the trail was closed. Actually get to enter the ruins

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San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at Walnut Canyon National Monument on the way to Grand Canyon from Flagstaff. It was very close (about 15-20 minutes drive). We were amazed how people used to live there (between the rocks). You could walk down to the bottom (but we didn't due to the icy condition). The staff was very friendly and nice. It was a... More 

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Peoria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First, don't go when it's hot outside as the whole hike/path is in the direct sunlight. With that being said, it was a great family activity. The views are beautiful, the cliff dwellings are a wonderful look into the past, the path was clean. The walk is strap, take a water bottle.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I Loved it! Definitely worth the visit. I Loved it! Definitely worth the visit. I Loved it! Definitely worth the visit.

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Gilbert, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went over the summer with our 5 yr old and we all loved it. Beautiful views and great exercise. I would recommend.

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to view and experience native ruins and see a well preserved area of history. Lots if people hike it fast and miss a lot of details. Try taking a very slow stroll and you can find lots of details you may otherwise miss, like pottery, bones, plants, wildlife, hidden and/or closed off locations, and un-excavated areas. Stop and... More 

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