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West Fork Oak Creek Trail

Sedona, AZ
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Trail that follows a creek at the bottom of a 1,000-foot canyon.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great hike” (111 reviews)
“canyon walls” (57 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are not great hikers, but we enjoyed walking the West Fork trail. Beautiful scenery - unbelievable colors on some of the rocks. Would suggest you print a map of the trail before you go to take along as we were not given a map...More

Thank ReisenFrau2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you want to get your feet wet, or test your balance and non-slip shoe soles, try this trail! 13 river crossings range from a hop and a jump to a wee bit tedious balancing act and some wet toes. Loved it

Thank SrWorldTraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an easy and scenic hike with plenty of river crossings. Since we visited towards the end of November, the fall colors were almost gone. Seems much greener in the pics taken earlier in Fall. On the bright side, the streams were quite shallow,...More

Thank vagab0nd17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Get there EARLY. Opens at 8:00 a.m. and there will be a car line to get in by 9:00 or before. We arrived at 8:15, parked and hiked one of the most picturesque sites in the US. Simply amazing. Easy hike for families w/small children....More

Thank Bill K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous hike. Eight mile round trip hike. Several creek crossings. Parking at trailhead cost $10. Beautiful views. Well traveled trail.

Thank justkathyz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It costs 10 dollars to park and then the trail is easy BUT you have to cross streams so be prepared to get your feet/shoes wet. Lovely scenery in Oak Creek Canyon. Dogs on leashes are welcome------wish I brought my guys along.

Thank SigneEastfordCt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The combination of the colorful, dramatic, steep canyon walls, foliage and water made this one of the top 5 hikes we've ever done, and we've done a lot! I was a little nervous about the 13 stream crossings (one-way, 26 times total), as I don't...More

Thank World_Traveler_Food
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice easy/moderate out and back hike with 15 creek crossings before reaching the end. You can continue a little further if you are willing to wade in the creek. About 7 miles total if you go all the way to the end (and get your...More

Thank dcphotoboy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This hike is an easy-moderate experience. It is one of the best for seeing fall colors in the canyon

Thank dancinwillow
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Combines the red rock canyons with the beauty of Oak Creek. A stunning combination. It gets very crowded, go early for parking.

Thank Walter S
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Erika K
4 August 2017|
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Response from Nora E | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is shade from the trees
30 July 2017|
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Response from stez | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We always just put our senior pass on the dash, never had a problem.We didn't buy passes anywhere in Sedona, just put ours on the dash.
Ronald B
11 May 2017|
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Response from Nora E | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs are allowed.