• 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.

Where To Eat

People gathered at a picnic table

A picnic in progress

NPS photo by Dallas Larsen

There is no food service in the monument, but you can enjoy a picnic area near the Visitor Center.

Gas stoves are permitted, but no open fires.

Water is available at the visitor center.

Did You Know?

drawing of split twig figurine

Animal-shaped figurines made from split twigs have been found near Walnut Canyon National Monument and at other places in the southwest. They indicate the presence of early human inhabitants 4000 or more years ago.