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Improvements coming to Walnut Canyon trail

Officials at Walnut Canyon National Monument are reconstructing a trail that gives visitors a view of 25 cliff dwelling rooms.

The one-mile Island Trail will be closed for the rest of the month.

Crews will be removing the asphalt along the trail to prepare it for repaving later this year.

Other improvements over the next two years include widening the trail, eliminating cracks and evening out the stairways.

The project won’t impact access to another trail that runs along the canyon rim.

The monument east of Flagstaff contains ruins of dwellings built by the Sinagua Indians more than 700 years ago.

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Popular Camelback hiking trail close

A trail to the summit of Camelback Mountain is closed until next fall to provide time for renovations to the parking lot and reconstruction of parts of the popular hiking route.

Since there is only limited street parking at Camelback Mountain’s Cholla trailhead, Phoenix parks officials are encouraging hikers to explore the city’s other mountains.

The Arizona Republic reports that the Echo Canyon trail is used about 400,000 times a year.

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Popular Camelback trail closed for work

A trail to the summit of Camelback Mountain is closed until next fall to provide time for renovations to the parking lot and reconstruction of parts of the popular hiking route.

Since there is only limited street parking at Camelback Mountain’s Cholla trailhead, Phoenix parks officials are encouraging hikers to explore the city’s other mountains.

The Arizona Republic reports that the Echo Canyon trail is used about 400,000 times a year.