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    Walnut Canyon

    National Monument Arizona

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August 23, 2014
Flagstaff Area National Monuments Celebrate the 98th Birthday of the National Park Service
Flagstaff Area National Monuments Celebrate the 98th Birthday of the National Park Service

August 21, 2014
Flagstaff Area National Monuments Superintendent Releases Updated Compendium
Superintendent Releases Updated Compendium for Flagstaff Area National Monuments

March 08, 2014
Tourism to the Flagstaff Area National Monuments creates $26,362,000 in Local Economic Benefit
Tourism to the Flagstaff Area National Monuments creates $26,362,000 in Local Economic Benefit

February 04, 2014
Walnut Canyon Study – Final Report
Walnut Canyon Study – Final Report

August 27, 2013
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE ISSUES DECISION TO CONSTRUCT NEW TRAILS AT SUNSET CRATER VOLCANO NATIONAL PARK
Today, acting Regional Director Laura Joss signed a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the development of a new hiking trail system at Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument.

Did You Know?

photo of Willa Cather

Willa Cather (1873-1947) is best known for her novels My Antonia and Death Comes for the Archbishop. She also wrote Song of the Lark, set at what is now Walnut Canyon National Monument.