• View of Cliff Dwellings from the Island Trail

    Walnut Canyon

    National Monument Arizona

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Walnut Canyon - Remarkable Formations, Ancient Cliff Dwellings!

Come gaze across the curved canyon walls! Among the remarkable geological cliff formations of the canyon itself, the shapes of the former homes of ancient inhabitants of Walnut Canyon are easily evident. On a hike along the Rim or Island Trails you can imagine what life was like along and within Walnut Canyon while visiting actual pueblos and walking in the steps of those who came before us.

Did You Know?

Stone restroom building

A stone restroom constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1940 was renovated and put back into use in 2006