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 is an easy trail, but winds through Oak Creek over and over. Be prepared to step across the creek on big stones or have wet feet!  more »
  • Must wear proper hiking boots, especially in winter as the canyon has areas that the ice/snow don't melt, and you will be crossing the stream on stepping stones 13 times going in and 13 times coming o...  more »
  • People did not recommend this hike in the winter because of the amount of snow they get. We are fit people but the last mile was VERY icy!!!!! We had good traction hiking shoes and slipped a few times...  more »

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