Picture Canyon

Flagstaff Buys Picture Canyon

Oct 30, 2012

The City of Flagstaff today ended the uncertainty over the future of Picture Canyon. The city bought the 478 acres in order to protect it from development.

David McKee

For much of the last several decades, Picture Canyon in Flagstaff was known more for its trash than its petroglyphes. Next week, the State Department of Land will hold a public hearing on a bid to conserve the canyon. The hearing is just the latest step in a long effort to restore and protect the area.