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 Labor Day.

Canyon Ledge Hike: Experience the canyon and the cliff dwellings along ancient ledge paths. Reservations are required for these unique guided hikes. Call 928-526-3367.

Time: 9:30 AM and 12:00 Noon
2018 Dates: As a result of extreem fire danger, Canyon Ledge Hikes have temporarly been suspended until forest closures and fire danger subsides. Updates to the park's website and Facebook page will be made when closures are lifted.
Duration: 1.5 hours
Difficulty: Strenuous
NOTE: Due to the nature of the canyon terrain, this hike requires walking along narrow ledges and rocky slopes. It is not generally accessible to small children or people who have difficulty with heights.

Ranger Cabin Walk : Explore the recently restored 1904 Ranger Cabin where park rangers and their families once welcomed visitors to Walnut Canyon. Visitors can go with a ranger at the times listed below or walk to the cabin without a guide from 9:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on the days the cabin is open.
Time: 9:30 AM and 12:00 Noon
2018 Dates: As a result of extreem fire danger, Ranger Cabin Walks have temporarly been suspended until forest closures and fire danger subsides. Updates to the park's website and Facebook page will be made when closures are lifted.
Duration: Two hours
Difficulty: Easy

 
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: May 31, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

6400 U.S. 89
Flagstaff, AZ 86004

Phone:

(928) 526-3367

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