Walnut Canyon National Monument


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Cities & Towns

Cameron Arizona: 41 miles north.

Flagstaff, Arizona: 10 miles west.

Tuba City, Arizona: 68 miles north.

Sedona, Arizona: 39 miles south.

Page, Arizona: 125 miles north.

Holbrook, Arizona: 82 miles east.

Winslow, Arizona: 50 miles southeast.

Parks & Monuments

Wupatki National Monument: 30 miles north on hwy 89.

Sunset Canyon Volcano: 15 miles north on hwy 89.

Navajo National Monument: 128 miles northeast

Monument Valley Tribal Park: 163 miles north

Grand Canyon National Park (South Rim): 131 miles northwest

Grand Canyon National Park (North Rim): 181 miles northwest

Canyon de Chelly National Monument: 213 miles east.

Montezuma Castle National Monument: 55 miles south.

Petrified Forest National Park: 123 miles east.

Tuzigoot National Monument: 75 miles southwest.

Red Rock State Park: 44 miles south.

Slide Rock State Park: 31 miles south.

Dead Horse Ranch State Park: 75 miles southwest.


Recreation & Wilderness Areas

Coconino National Forest: Adjoins the Monument .

Strawberry Crater Wilderness (USFS)

Kachnina Peak Wilderness (USFS)

Lamar Haines Wildlife Area

Kaibab National Forest: 40 miles northwest.

Oak Creek Canyon Natural Area: 15 miles southwest.

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area: 130 miles north.

Historic & Points of Interest

Museum of Northern Arizona (Flagstaff)

Navajo Indian Reservation: 15 miles eastthe Monument.

Hopi Indian Reservation: 45 miles east of the Monument.

Riordan State Historic Park (Flagstaff)

Fort Verde State Historical Park (Camp Verde)

Tusayan Ruin and Museum (Desert View)

Meteor Crater: 85 miles southeast.

Jerome State Historic Park (Jerome)

Homolvi Ruins State Park (Winslow)


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