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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  • Moderate intensity and appropriate for dogs. Roundtrip will take you between 3-5 hours. There isnt really an ending spot, so you can turn around wherever you want. Brilliant fall colors of the trees m...  more »
  • I LOVE this hike! I am from Tucson and do not get to see a lot of fall colors and this hike was unreal. Definitely go in fall to do this trail. If you go all the way to the end, you will have crossed ...  more »
  • Stunning scenery takes roughly 4 hours st somewhat steady pace. Easy to moderate challenge. Must have good balance or at least walking sticks for some areas. Our 14 lb. Havanese was pooped by the end ...  more »

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