Island Trail Partial Closures
Sections of the Island Trail are undergoing needed repairs creating partial closures. Please call ahead 928-526-3367 for the latest conditions.
Information on Proposed Shooting Range Near Walnut Canyon, Updated February 2011
In the spring of 2010, the National Park Service was invited to comment on the Arizona Game and Fish Commission plans to build a public shooting range on the former Foster Ranch, approximately 1.5 miles from the boundary of Walnut Canyon National Monument. The following documents and links are intended to provide information about this project.
For information regarding the Arizona Game and Fish shooting range, please click the following:
For articles from the Arizona Daily Sun, click the following links:
NPS/USFS Joint Study, 2010
General Management Plan
This plan signed in 2007, will guide park management for approximately 10-15 years. (pdf, 8650 KB)
PEPC is an online collaborative tool that provides you with unprecedented, easy access to documents used in developing and tracking projects within the National Park Service. It also allows you to tell us what you think about the various projects planned for the Flagstaff Area National Monuments, or other parks nationwide.
Did You Know?
Walnut Canyon has been protected since 1904, first as part of the San Francisco Mountain Reserve (later Coconino National Forest). Early caretakers lived in a log cabin on the canyon rim. Walnut Canyon National Monument was established in 1915, one year before the National Park Service.