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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  • This was my favorite hike of the trip with absolutely beautiful views almost every step. The trail follows (and sometimes crosses) a creek through the canyon so it is a moderate hike that requires som...  more »
  • We really enjoyed this hike. It was very "well traveled" aka crowded, but we could see why. It's a really lovely hike, geared for all hiking skill levels from very young to old. The parking lot was cr...  more »
  • We arrived at dawn on a frosty day to a partially frozen creek that got more frozen the higher we walked. Crossing the creek is tricky- you have to look for stepping stones and logs that may be uneven...  more »

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