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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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Beautiful! Educational

This is a wonderful Indian cliff dwelling walk - fully paved but very steep coming back up the hill, so be aware of this. Worth it, though - this place is really interesting.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a wonderful Indian cliff dwelling walk - fully paved but very steep coming back up the hill, so be aware of this. Worth it, though - this place is really interesting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great location! Very unique park as you descend into and around the canyon. Highly recommended!

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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our way thru Sedona to friends this was a great drive around these Canyon formations. More great views. In the area, take a cruise through here.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We traveled at feb. so there was some snow that gave the place even better look. If you around flagstaff go there it is only 15 miles away. Recommend (!)

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Oneonta, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walnut Canyon is a National Monument, and deservedly so. The Island Trail, where you loop in and along numerous dwellings, involves a steep descent and ascent on a well constructed staircase. It is well worth the time and effort to take this loop. We spent a total of two hours at this Monument, and coupled it to a nearby visit... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The path down, and then back up, is steep, but paved, which makes it easy. Take water in hot months. Remarkable to look out and see cliff dwellings on many levels as far as the eye can see.

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Placerville, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though it was cold, snowy and icy (25 degrees or so), it was beautiful. Because it was so cold, the icy rock steps to the cliff dwellings were closed, but as a result they also were not charging any fees. The nature walk had been shoveled clean, and because it was so cold, there were only a handful of... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

walnut creek allows you to walk through the indian ruins of our ancestors in the past. It is a wonderful place to visit to see how the native american lived and a beautiful location. A must see when going to Flagstaff or passing by.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you're an outdoors person, it is economical to buy the parks pass ($40) or the National Parks Pass ($80), as it covers entrance fees for all these attractions. Plus, your money will go to a noble American cause; our impressive system of National Parks. The 1m trail down and back up out of the canyon is a lot more... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We were here on a snowy day, so many of the paths were closed. However, we got a distant view of the cliff dwellings from the one path that was open. It's a beautiful area and we enjoyed walking along the rim of the canyon. There was also some ruins and reconstruction of Indian dwellings along the path to explore.

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