See the fiery red rock formations that Oak Creek Canyon is famous for as you head deep into the steep-walled gorge. Visitors can drive or hike down to the canyon, where the trails snake through narrow cliffs and swimming holes spill out on either side. Every overlook doubles as the perfect picnic site, and a number of fish-filled hot spots almost guarantees a great catch. On your way to the canyon stop at Oak Creek Canyon Vista, one of the most photographed overlooks in the state. Little shops sell Native American jewelry and local artists display their work along the pathways.

 
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Expert Review of Oak Creek Canyon

Parks and Outdoors Review of Oak Creek Canyon

Away Travel Expert: Kim Lipker
expert favorite Parks Expert Favorite
ParksExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Birding,Camping,Day Hiking,Fly-Fishing,Freshwater Fishing,Scenic Drives
Parks and OutdoorsExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Make sure to stop at Midgely Bridge on the scenic drive from Flagstaff to Sedona. Bring your camera and you'll snap some unbelievable photos of the canyon and surrounding areas.
  • There's great trout fishing throughout Oak Creek. Sites are easily accessible for families with kids new to the sport.

Address:
Hwy. 89
Coconino National Forest: 1824 S. Thompson St.
Sedona, Arizona 86339
Price: USD8 per car


Visitor Information


Telephone Number: 928-282-4119
Neighborhood: Southside
Price Information: USD8 per car
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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