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Flagstaff, Arizona: Cliff Dwellings Overlook and Trail

E-Z access ancient ruins. Steep, paved trail leads into the canyon for close-up views (bring water), or just take it all in from the overlook next to the parking lot.

Walnut Canyon National Monument

3 Walnut Canyon Rd, Flagstaff, AZ
Walnut Canyon National Monument. From Flagstaff drive east 4.5 miles on I-40. At exit 204, drive south on Walnut Canyon Rd three miles to the visitor center.
Summer daily 8-5, off-season 9-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $8.
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Cliff Dwellings Overlook.

Cliff Dwellings Overlook and Trail

Paved trails, though somewhat steep, lead from the visitor center down to the site where you can get a very close-up look at the dwellings. Great stop as you're passing through on I-40 or day trip if you're around the area.

[Jeff Sharpe, 04/04/2016]

March 2021: Photo added.

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