Walnut Canyon

Coconino National Forest, Arizona

Elevation Gain920ft
Trailhead Elevation6,542ft
Elevation Min/Max6529/6659ft
Elevation Start/End6542/6542ft

Walnut Canyon

Walnut Canyon is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Coconino County, Arizona. It is within Coconino National Forest. It is 2.9 miles long and begins at 6,542 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 920 feet.

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100 Classic Hikes Arizona (The Mountaineers Books)
Scott S. Warren
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"Most people know Walnut Canyon, located south and east of Flagstaff, for the small national monument that features several Sinagua cliff dwellings dating back 700 years. Actually, Walnut Canyon stretches for several miles across the Coconino Plateau, and a hike into a section upstream from the monument reveals the beauty of this small but interesting drainage without the crowds."
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Trail Information

Coconino National Forest
Nearby City
Coconino National Forest
Skill Level
Peaks Ranger District, Coconino National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS Flagstaff East; Coconino National Forest
Local Maps

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