• View of Cliff Dwellings from the Island Trail

    Walnut Canyon

    National Monument Arizona

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Visitor Centers

View of canyon and mountains through visitor center windows

The visitor center lobby features views of the canyon and distant mountains.

NPS photo by Dallas Larsen

Walnut Canyon Visitor Center

Open All Year. Click here for hours.

(928) 526-3367

Leave I-40 at Exit 204, 7.5 miles (12 km) east of Flagstaff; drive south 3 miles (5 km) to the canyon rim. Warning: Tight turn around for towed vehicles; 40 feet (12 meters) maximum length advisory.

Closed December 25th.

Museum exhibits and artifacts are on display.

Interpretive Programs
Ranger talks and guided walks are offered during much of the year. See a schedule.

Bookstore, restrooms and picnic area. Information to help plan your visit.

Food, supplies and overnight accomodations are available in Flagstaff.

Did You Know?

The original stone visitor center

The original Walnut Canyon Visitor Center was built from local stone by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1940. It's still there, as part of the expanded building in use today.