Oak Creek Canyon

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Oak Creek Canyon
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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.
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Debbiez
Independence, OH25 contributions
Family
Absolutely beautiful. Lot of traffic/people. We couldn't do a few things on our list because couldn't find a parking spot! Like shop at Tlaquepaque . . circled around parking lots several times and gave up. Same thing with Chapel of the Holy Cross. Got to see the outside but no spot to park to be able to go inside. This was prob 11 a.m.ish. Better get to places like that right when they open. Hiking in the different parks was a lot of fun, would definitely do that. There were helicopter rides slashed to $20 per person. The driving through the mountains was pretty scary with just a guardrail on one side for a long time and the locals driving real fast right on your tail. But the views are unbelievable everywhere you look. Drove over to Bearizona animal park in Williams which was awesome . . as well as took the great train ride to the Grand Canyon which was an experience in itself. Wonderful trip.
Written June 2, 2022
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Fred F
Jasper, TN394 contributions
Just a short stop here to look at this unique bridge over Oak Creek Canyon. It was the last obstacle to getting from Flagstaff to Sedona. Deep canyon walls and a unique bridge structure make this well worth the short stop.
Written September 19, 2021
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wallybee43
Sherwood Park, Canada365 contributions
Costruction in downtown Sedona caused us to head north up highway 89A. This is a gorgeous drive through pretty country with lots of curves and places to stop and view the canyon. The only disappointement was that we were not doing it on a motorcycle. Might have to return on 2 wheels.
Written February 23, 2020
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Hiner1
Eagleville, PA89 contributions
Couples
We drove through Oak Creek Canyon on our way from Sedona to Flagstaff.

We stopped at the bridge for the overlook of Sedona. Then we stopped at Slide Rock State Park and walked all along the creek. We also stopped at the overlook after climbing up the mountain, which was cool! There were native Americans selling crafts & jewelry.

Such a beautiful drive in lieu of taking the highway!
Written April 7, 2022
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Darlene S
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania20 contributions
After experiencing hikes around Sedona's red rocks parks, Oak Creek Canyon was a pleasant change with its cooling, treed landscape and incredible cliff views. The view and the peacefulness of the area was a relaxing experience. An added highlight was the display of authentic Native American crafts (mostly Navajo) at the Oak Creek Canyon Vista, which I of course had to support by purchasing several jewelry pieces. It was great to meet the Native American artisans in person and listen to their stories about the Navajo Nation and their crafts. We loved it so much we went back again a couple days later.
Written June 21, 2021
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mel0dyl2014
8 contributions
Too crowded in summer!! Couldn't get into slide rock or other - plus fee areas won't allow dogs.... Thankful where we stayed had private access to the creek. The creek is crystal clear - perfect swimming holes...
Written June 23, 2020
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rhitman32
Prescott, AZ174 contributions
Beautiful drive. Unfortunately you will have to experience it with 2,000 of your closest friends. If you go when the weather is good and especially on weekends the place is absolutely packed with people. Slide Rock will have a line of cars waiting for someone to leave so they can enter and the parking lot for the West Fork Trail fills early. If you are a little creative there are plenty of other hikes to try although they can be more challenging. Beautiful scenery.
Written September 15, 2020
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Jim S
Sun City, AZ410 contributions
Previous trips up and down the Oak Creek Canyon were always rushed. On this trip we decided to take our time. Went from the Uptown area heading north until we reached the 7,000 foot look over. Walked around that area and then headed back down the canyon. Great roads that we under construction but very short waits. Stopped at the Dairy Queen and used the bathrooms but did not get any food. Our next stop is where you will see a life size deer made out of chrome car bumpers. We almost missed it but stop and go into the store. It's not your typical tourist trap and the prices for the items were rather expensive but nicely displayed. There was a 90 minute wait to get into the park so that wasn't an option for us. I loved the ride, the traffic was light, and the cooler temps were very pleasant.
Written August 7, 2020
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Jim F
Toronto, Canada255 contributions
If you are doing the hike get here by 7:30 am if you want a chance to get in the parking lot. There is street parking but the later you get there the longer your walk will be to the hike. The other time to get there is around 10:30 am when most of the early people have left. Beautiful out and back hike. it is flat. If you go to the end allow for 2 to 2.5 hours depending on your pace. You may get your feet wet so waterproof hiking boots are good
Written April 19, 2022
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lhowe51
Phoenix, AZ103 contributions
Oak Creek Canyon provides a wonderful respite from the afternoon heat. The cool shade and cold creek are not to be missed on a trip to Sedona. The cool, calm ambiance provide a nice change from the bold, beaut red rocks.

Do not miss this on your trip to Sedona. I do recommend coming during the week to avoid the crowds of the weekend.
Written May 30, 2020
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