• View of Cliff Dwellings from the Island Trail

    Walnut Canyon

    National Monument Arizona

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  • 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.

Operating Hours & Seasons

**Entry to park trails closes 1- hour before the monument closes.**



Park entrance road, trails, and Visitor Center are open all year, except December 25.

Hours: November - May 22 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM MST

May 23 - October 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM MST


NOTE: Most of Arizona does not observe Daylight Savings Time. We stay on Mountain Standard Time year-round.



Did You Know?

cliff dwellings

Original proposals in 1915 called for establishment of a Cliffs National Monument at Walnut Canyon. The name was changed to Walnut Canyon National Monument to avoid confusion with a nearby railroad siding, mill town, and post office called Cliffs.