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    Walnut Canyon

    National Monument Arizona

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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

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.