Flagstaff, AZ 86004
Walnut Canyon National Monument is located approximately 7.5 miles (12 km) east of Flagstaff. From Interstate 40, take Exit 204, and turn south. The Walnut Canyon Visitor Center is located at the end of this 3-mile (5 km) road.
Be prepared for variable and extreme weather conditions. You may expect high winds any time of year, summer temperatures above 95ºF (35ºC), afternoon storms July–September, and heavy snow from fall to spring. Dress in layers, as weather at Walnut Canyon can change quickly at any time of year.
Walnut Canyon Entrance Fee - $8.00
This fee covers entrance for all visitors 16 years old or older for seven days. Children 15 years old and younger are admitted for free.
Commercial Sedan - Walnut Canyon Entrance Fee - $28.00
This fee covers the occupants of one commercial sedan for one day at Walnut Canyon National Monument.
Commercial Van - Walnut Canyon Entrance Fee - $40.00
This fee covers the occupants of one commercial van for one day at Walnut Canyon National Monument.
Commercial Bus - Walnut Canyon Entrance Fee - $100.00
This fee covers the occupants of one commercial bus for one day at Walnut Canyon National Monument.
Flagstaff Annual Pass - $40.00
This pass is valid for one year from the month of purchase. At Walnut Canyon National Monument, it covers entry for up to four adults; children ages 15 and younger enter for free. At Sunset Crater Volcano and Wupatki National Monuments, it covers entry for all occupants of one private vehicle.
The visitor center features architecture from both the Civilian Conservation Corps and the Mission 66 era. The visitor center is the starting point for all visits to Walnut Canyon and is staffed daily by park rangers. Children may pick up Junior Ranger activities here.