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Breathtaking in its red rock beauty, the Canyon is a spectacular 16-mile gorge with streams and waterfalls between sheer rock walls.
Route 89A, Sedona, AZ 83149
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Reviewed 4 days ago

From Flagstaff, take 89A down to Sedona. Truly one of the most spectacular drives in the United States. At the top beautiful forests with tall trees, then rocky out-crops, then red rocks and the creek, winding switchback road, breathtaking views, then Sedona!

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We drive this road on a photo tour and I am so glad I sat up front, or else I would be still green. But the scenery was incredible. There are numerous pull outs for pictures and some places where you can park and get...More

Thank Cfsdir
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This drive from Flagstaff to Sedona is simply gorgeous. The road is narrow with some hairpin turns and steep dropoffs. So it is not the road to take if you are in a hurry. If you take it slow, the scenery is stunning and enjoyable....More

Thank Vicki D
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a steep,winding road into the canyon, very scenic with few pullouts. The scenery can be overwhelming but the road demands attention.

Thank phil52_10
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So lovely to go to oak creek canyon. There’s finally greenery which is a rare site in the area. Creek was flowing strong from The recent rains and trees just barely starting to change color for the fall. Had a lovely time and look forward...More

Thank ozzieamy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful. Fabulous roadside stands and camp spots. Many bed & breakfasts along the way. Fee spots definitely clean and well maintained.

Thank Christina C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful drive from Flagstaff to Sedona and back again to Flagstaff. So much to see and enjoy the red rock. Too bad I had to drive.

Thank DarMar b
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came down through Oak Creek Canyon from Flagstaff and we thoroughly enjoyed the drive. Really STUNNING!!!

Thank Maggie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

A drive off the main road up to the top of the mountain by 4 wheel drive vehicle gave us the most astounding views of the Sedona area. The road was very difficult with huge rocks, mud, and large holes. Only for an experienced driver....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great views away from Sedona. Stopped at a Dairy Queen/gift shop along the way for a quick icecream. If heading back into Sedona there will be a back up of traffic. Not too far from Sedona the weather was dramatically different. Oak Creek threatened showers...More

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Rob A
October 8, 2018|
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Response from unhappytraveler0810 | Reviewed this property |
Unless they are having flooding, the rain shouldn't hurt the drive.
September 13, 2018|
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Response from ct1219 | Reviewed this property |
No clue what this question means.
Sarah B
August 5, 2018|
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Response from Patricia D | Reviewed this property |
The water is a bit of a hike. I was there in April so it was lovely. Don’t know how I would feel about it in 100 degree weather? It’s not a strenuous hike.