Walnut Canyon
National Monument

Walnut Canyon National Monument (Hopi: Wupatupqa) is a United States National Monument located about 10 mi (16 km) southeast of downtown Flagstaff, Arizona, near Interstate 40. The canyon rim elevation is 6,690 ft (2,040 m); the canyon's floor is 350 ft lower. A 0.9 mi (1.4 km) long loop trail descends 185 ft (56 m) into the canyon passing 25 cliff dwelling rooms constructed by the Sinagua, a pre-Columbian cultural group that lived in Walnut Canyon from about 1100 to 1250 CE. Other contemporary habitations of the Sinagua people are preserved in the nearby Tuzigoot and Montezuma Castle national monuments.
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Home to an extensive and well-preserved series of cliff dwellings, Walnut Canyon…
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Walnut Canyon National Monument, ten miles southeast of Flagstaff in north Arizo…
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The Island Trail is located in the Walnut Canyon National Monument near Flagstaf…
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800-mile National Scenic Trail from Mexico to Utah
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This trail provides a fascinating glimpse into the life of the Sinagua people wh…
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The Rim Trail is located in the Walnut Canyon National Monument near Flagstaff, …
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