Interpretive Programs

Island Trail Stairs
Visitors along the Island Trail

Daily Ranger Talks

Ranger programs are given daily at either 10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. as long as staffing is available. Ask for information at the visitor center's front desk, or call (928) 526-3367 to check schedules in advance.

log cabin in woods
The Ranger Cabin was built in 1904 to help protect Walnut Canyon. 

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Discovery Hikes
Discovery Hikes are offered in the summer from July through September. A detailed list of our summer Discovery Hikes is listed below:

Ranger Cabin Walk : Explore the recently restored 1904 Ranger Cabin where park rangers and their families once welcomed visitors to Walnut Canyon. Visitors can participate in a guided hike to the cabin with a ranger at 9:30 a.m. on the dates listed below. Visitors are welcome to hike out to the cabin independently from 9:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. on the dates listed below.
2019 Dates: Ranger Cabin walks will be held every other Saturday on the following dates: July 13th, July 27th, August 10th, August 24th, September 7th, and September 21st. There is no access to the Ranger Cabin outside of these dates.
Guided Walks Begin at 9:30 AM
Length: 1.5 miles round-trip
Trail Conditions: Rocky dirt trail
Duration: Two hours
Difficulty: Easy
Reservations aren't required for this program
Additional Details: Please wear sturdy hiking shoes for this walk. Participants are encouraged to have sun protection and to bring plenty of water and snacks.

A ranger talks to visitors on mountaintop.
Interpretive programs are presented each summer weekend at the top of the Snowbowl Sky Ride.

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Programs in the Nearby Flagstaff Area.
Join Park Rangers and volunteers on ranger guided talks and hikes in nearby National Park Service and Forest Service locations throughout the summer.
Click here for a complete schedule of events.

Last updated: July 9, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

6400 U.S. 89
Flagstaff, AZ 86004


(928) 526-3367

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