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.
Family Science Nights
On May 25, June 22, and July 20 bring your kids to Walnut Canyon to learn about the moon and everything that goes "bump" in the moonlight.Read More
What will you discover?
From Memorial Day to Labor day, Walnut Canyon will be offering guided hikes that allow you to discover the behind the scenes life of Walnut Canyon.Read More
Get a Closer Look Along the Island Trail
Explore the cliff dwellings and the canyon environment on the Island Trail. *Trail closes at 4 p.m.Read More
Take a Stroll on the Rim Trail
The Rim Trail offers an easier, on-the-rim experience.Read More
Did You Know?
Animal-shaped figurines made from split twigs have been found near Walnut Canyon National Monument and at other places in the southwest. They indicate the presence of early human inhabitants 4000 or more years ago.