• View of Cliff Dwellings from the Island Trail

    Walnut Canyon

    National Monument Arizona

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Laws & Policies

Change in Firearms Policy

As of February 22, 2010, a new federal law allows people who can legally possess firearms under applicable federal, state, and local laws, to legally possess firearms in this park.

It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable state, local, and federal firearms laws before entering this park. As a starting point, please visit our state’s website.

Arizona:
http://www.azdps.gov/Links/ARS/?l=13/03112.htm

http://www.opencarry.org/az.html

Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances.

For any questions you can email us or call the Chief Ranger at (928)526-1157 x228.

 

Flagstaff Area Monument's Compendium

To view the Flagstaff Area Monument's Compendium, updated August 20, 2014, please click here.

Did You Know?

An Arizona walnut tree

Walnut Canyon National Monument's name came from the Arizona walnut, a tree once common in the canyon bottom. It is less so now, because dams constructed upstream have decreased water flow through the canyon.