West Fork Oak Creek Trail, Sedona

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Enjoy nature's sounds and colors by hiking West Fork Oak Creek Trail, the Coconino National Forest's most popular route. The trail follows the canyon floor between tall cliffs. The marked part of the trail is 5.1 km (3.2 mi) long in one direction. The flat, easy hike does require crossing a stream in several places. The trail continues for another 17.3 km (10.8 mi) after the marked section, where it becomes much more challenging. The trail is open year-round except for the periods of high fire danger, so check the status online before visiting. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to West Fork Oak Creek Trail and many more Sedona attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Sedona trip planner .
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  • We hiked the West Fork Oak Creek trail on the last Sunday of November. Thirty minute wait at 11am for a parking spot. Our kids aged 5 and 7 and we finished the round-trip in 3hr 30mns. Managed to keep...  more »
  • West Fork Trail is a beautiful hike along a creek with 14 creek crossings if you to the entire hike one way. The hike is has some amazing red rock views. This is a very enjoyable hike.  more »
  • We hiked this on a very cold, clear morning in the fall, as the leaves were changing along the river. It's an easy hike, at least when the water is low. There are many river crossings, but all had roc...  more »
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