Walnut Canyon

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Walnut canyon ruins
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View from the start of the Walnut canyon hike
ruins along the Walnut canyon trail
ruins along the Walnut canyon trail
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Location

How to Get There
This hike is East of Flagstaff, AZ.

From the Flagstaff area, take I-40 east for a few miles. Follow the signs to the Walnut Canyon National Park.
city
flagstaff
state
az
Region
Northern Arizona

Hike details

Distance
1.00 [Miles] Total
Hike Distance- Details
1.0 miles loop trail
Time
1.00 [Hours]
Time-details
Take an hour to leisurely enjoy the views and ruins.
Elevation Change
400 Total gain/loss [Feet]
Elevation Details
about 400 ft change.
Hike Trail Type
Loop

Season

Best Season
  • June
  • July
  • August
Date Hike completed
January 05, 2000

Solitudue

Solitude
Low
Solitude Details
It's a national park, so expect to meet 50-150 people on this hike during a weekend. Tours like to stop here as well.

Difficulty

Difficulty Rating
Easy
difficulty detail
A paved walk to observe some Native American ruins. This is an Easy hike.

Permits

Be Aware of
Small fee required for entry

Hike above Walnut Canyon in Arizona.

This hike showcases some impressive native American ruins located east of the Flagstaff area. Bring binoculars to see all the ruins scattered among the cliffs of this Canyon.

This isn't a strenuous hike, so take the opportunity to sample some of the other hikes or bikes in the Flagstaff area after this one.  

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