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The stunning location and interesting historic ruins make this a worthwhile stop. The interpretive info along the trail and at the visitor’s centre helps animate the ruins. Really is amazing to imagine what life would have been like living in this unique village. The walk...More
I knew ahead of time due to mobility issues I could not go down into this canyon to get a close look at the Sinaqua Indian dwellings, but we figured we would like it anyways as there is a flat rim trail. We stopped and...More
A friend who is familiar with most of the historic and geological sights unique to Arizona suggested visiting this national monument on a daytrip from Payson to Flagstaff. There is a small fee or the senior pass can be used for entry that is paid...More
We completed the hike on a Monday, and it was worth every breathtaking moment. This was a wedding anniversary northern Arizona vacay so it was a beautiful place to be, an quite thought-provoking to think about the ways the ancient peoples made this canyon home....More
We visited with two adults and two children (ages 6 & 8). The trail is easy to follow and has plenty of places to rest if needed. My only regret is that we arrived late in the day so we had to rush a bit....More
We were on a Road Scholar's tour of the native america historical sites. Walnut Canyon is a beautiful venue with a walk-able trail getting you excellent views of the historical native american homes in the cliffs.
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Walnut Canyon National Monument in northern AZ was one of the...More
So glad we took the time to visit and walk down along the Island Trail - a unique and delightful experience! Fascinating and scenic. We were pressed for time so just did the Island Trail and then took off for Wupatki National Monument. You could...More
Due to knee issues, I couldn't do the hike down the stairs to see the ancient cliff dwellings up close. So we took the much easier hike on a paved path that winds along the rim of the canyon. Amazing history here, as well as...More
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There are stairs. And more stairs. Then more. Sorry, any lady that PG should not consider this as casual. The pathways are well defined and we'll maintained. But it is steep and somewhat grueling. Toozigoot and Montezuma... More
There are stairs. And more stairs. Then more. Sorry, any lady that PG should not consider this as casual. The pathways are well defined and we'll maintained. But it is steep and somewhat grueling. Toozigoot and Montezuma Castle would be more suitable.