Walnut Canyon NM

Cliff Dwelling, Walnut Canyon National Monument. Photo Credit: National Park Service.

Walnut Canyon National Monument was established to protect the Sinagua cliff dwellings built into the canyon alcoves. The Monument and surrounding lands contain hundreds of archaeological sites dating from A.D. 1000 to the A.D. 1200s.

The American Southwest Virtual Museum currently hosts a virtual tour for Walnut Canyon National Monument.

Virtual Tour

Additional information for Walnut Canyon National Monument is available at the official National Park Service website for Walnut Canyon and at the Learning Center of the American Southwest Walnut Canyon National Monument page.