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West Fork Oak Creek Trail

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Address: Sedona, AZ
Activities: Hiking
Description: Trail that follows a creek at the bottom of a 1,000-foot canyon.

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I have lived in Sedona since the late 60's and this is by far my most favorite hike to take friends and family on. I suggest it to everyone who asks where to hike, It is perfect... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Flagstaff, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I have lived in Sedona since the late 60's and this is by far my most favorite hike to take friends and family on. I suggest it to everyone who asks where to hike, It is perfect for a 30 minute hike to a two or three day backpacking experience.

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Peoria, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This was our first visit to West Fork trail. We lucked out with our timing... given that we are Phoenicians, the heat didn't bother us as much. We hit the parking lot just as most people were leaving to avoid the heat so it only took about a 15 - 20 minute wait to get in and park. NOTE: it's... More 

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Agoura Hills, California, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Another beautiful and easy hike. In the high heat of June, it was bearable due to shady trees and running water. In the middle, there is a swimming hole.

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Sedona, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This is a great trail with lots of shade on a hot day. Some great rock formations along the way. You have to cross Oak Creek about 13 times on various rocks. A little tricky when the water is high. If you continue pass the end of trail sign you will come to a small beach . My husband wanted... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Well we were recommended this trail as it is good to do when very hot.. however we did tell the "ranger" we would be on the trail by 6-7am, and she said great as the sun comes up at 5:15, and she was not too too friendly... however as we showed up at the trail at 7am, there was a... More 

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SoCA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This hike is great for most everyone. Our group of three 61 year old women of varying fitness levels had a great time. We went early because it's been so hot, and we welcomed the shade along the route. The 13+ shallow stream crossings over rocks and changes in elevation were assisted by taking trekking poles to save the knees... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I was traveling with my husband and another couple. The 2 wives hike regularly, the husbands not so much. We loved this place. It was very pretty. Unfortunately you have to cross a very shallow stream over and over. A "poisonous rock" caused my friend to lose his balance and trying to keep his shoes out of the water ended... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This hike is particularly great in the Fall when the leaves are changing. It's an easy hike through a beautiful bit of Oak Creek Canyon.

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Sedona, AZ, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

If you make it to the end, what a view. I live here and I make sure I visit here at least 1X each year. In the summer, the temperature here is about 10-15 degrees cooler. A beautiful hike with great scenery.

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Vernon Hills, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Comfortable trail for us older folks but interesting enough for our son, daughter and her fiance. Crossed 4 of the 13 creeks and then turned around but don't let that stop you. Smooth in most spots yet some interesting areas for young and old. bring lots of water!

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Address: Address: Sedona, AZ
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Sedona

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