Walnut Canyon: An Outdoor Classroom

Welcome teachers, students, and parents! Walnut Canyon offers adventures for students of all ages, whether you are able to visit in person or not.

Find lesson plans, information to plan your field trip, and more to help you use Walnut Canyon as your outdoor classroom.


Cliff Dwelling viewed from the Island Trail

Lesson Plans

Bring Walnut Canyon to your students. Find lesson plans to use before and after your field trip or independently in your classroom.

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Climate Friendly Kids!

Check out the Climate Friendly Kids program to see how students are learning to live sustainably in their environment.

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School Bus

Plan a Field Trip

Find resources for planning your field trip, links to fee waiver forms, and more.

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Ancient Trail to Water

Take a Virtual Tour

Virturally take a hike down Walnut Canyon's Ancient Trail to Water

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