• View of Cliff Dwellings from the Island Trail

    Walnut Canyon

    National Monument Arizona

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Did You Know?

The original stone visitor center

The original Walnut Canyon Visitor Center was built from local stone by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1940. It's still there, as part of the expanded building in use today.