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Grasshopper Point Picnic Area

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Address: Route 89, Oak Creek Canyon., Sedona, AZ 86341
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+1 928-282-4119

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Nice hike, couldn't get to the water

We came here twice trying to figure out how to get to the swimming areas shown in photos posted by other reviewers. From the railing near the parking lot, you can see a lovely... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Des Moines, Iowa
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Park City, Utah
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I tried to go there, but they refuse to honor my Nation Parks and Forests pass. Apparently a private company is running it for the forest service and is charging everyone to get in. This is an example of abuse of the "Fee Demonstration" program that allows the national forest to charge entrance and parking fees. A better alternative is... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here twice trying to figure out how to get to the swimming areas shown in photos posted by other reviewers. From the railing near the parking lot, you can see a lovely area of the creek with at least 3 small waterfalls flowing into it. We hiked along Allen's Bend, which was a nice and shaded hike the... More 

Thank annarlw
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I spent hours here with a few friends, swimming, eating lunch, admiring the views. On a weekend afternoon this place was packed and parking was nonexistent. We waited over 30 minutes for a parking spot to open up. It seems like a lot of locals enjoy this spot. Dozens of families picnicking, playing radios, and enjoying the river. I would... More 

Thank wanderh0me
Sedona, Arizona
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Lovely place to hike around, get in or close to the water and then enjoy a picnic!! There are many places around town to pack a lunch or snack for you. Just be sure to pack it out, so others can enjoy it like you found it.😉 Beautiful most times year, but fall with the changing leaves is always lovely.... More 

1 Thank Nancy Z
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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100 reviews
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

The Allen's Bend trail is short and leads to a lovely spot on Oak Creek with two cataracts. The trail is mostly easy (and shaded!) but it does follow a cliff edge with steep dropoffs at times. Grasshopper Point requires a fee to enter that is *not* included in your Red Rock Pass.

Thank Mike M
Cottonwood, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is one of our most majestic trails in Sedona. Can be as easy or difficult as you need. Tables to picnic & views from atop or hike along canyon walls & oak creek.

Thank Sunya M
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

There's a sign for grasshopper point on the side of the road, you pull in and drive down to parking lot. Then walk down to the water . There is a fee to park but I don't quite remember what it was. Bring cash!! Some great cliff jumping spots and you can float on tubes or hang out and have... More 

1 Thank Emma W
Breda, The Netherlands
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We went to grasshopper point in the morning because it was already quiet hot. There were not many people yet. The rocky road down to the creek is hard to walk for small children and elderly people. It is exciting to jump from the rock plateau into the water. I nice place to stay, relax and enjoy nature.

Thank Nancy S
Palm Desert, California
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Difficult rocky path to get to the river, so not for the old or infirmed. Once there, nice swimming hole and lots of kids jumping off the cliffs. Good fun for the kids.

1 Thank palmdesertdog
Euless, Texas
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Had a great time with the kiddos at grasshopper point. Went mid morning and had only a few others in the creek. Kids loved jumping off the red rocks and exploring the creek bed! Easy parking and a short hike to get in!

Thank Rcreel2014

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