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West Fork Oak Creek Trail

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

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Perfect hike for any age or ability!

We went as a family, some very experienced hikers and one blind hiker. Everyone had a fabulous time! The more experienced could run the trail (cool and shady!), and our blind... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went as a family, some very experienced hikers and one blind hiker. Everyone had a fabulous time! The more experienced could run the trail (cool and shady!), and our blind daughter could manage completely independently at a slower pace.

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Palos Verdes Estates, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Sedona Visitor Volunteer suggested this hike to us and it was just what we were looking for. About a half an hour from the city of Sedona, there is a $10.00 charge per car because this trail is privately maintained in conjunction with the forest service. At the trail head is lot of information and bathrooms. I would suggest... More 

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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Literally cool trail along creek with great birding. Stellar Jays, red faced warblers, woodpeckers to name a few. Very popular trail.

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Sutton, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This trail is 6.6 miles (round trip, out and back) and is the longest trail my kids did to date (13, 11, 9). We really enjoyed it. It is in the shade for about 90% and mostly flat. The cool part is there are ~13 river crossings that are just flat out fun, and provide entertainment when hiking, particularly for... More 

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excelsior springs
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Came here early in the morning (before 8 am) to try and hike a bit but there were cars lined up and waiting for parking that didn't exist so that didn't work out for us.. I"m sure if you could nab a spot to park and get down the trail a bit it would be a beautiful hike, though I'm... More 

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Surrey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Thoroughly enjoyed this walk/hike. Took us almost exactly 3 hours hiking at a very good pace to go all the way to the top of the canyon. The scenery is superb - the canyon walls towering above and the sculpted sides of the creek are really something special. the walk is fairly flat but rough in places with boulders, tree... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This trail is well marked and the scenery is spectacular. We started early in the morning to avoid the afternoon crowd as this trail offers a lot of shade and creek crossing to beat the summer heat. We hiked the full trail, but a person could easily hike half and still see breathe taking sights.

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Tucson AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great hike when the weather's hot. After the first bit, you'll be in heavy shade, with the opportunity to splash in the creek. Be sure to explore the ruins of the old homestead.

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Austin, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shady, fairly level, water play areas, beauty all-around. Bring water, some snacks/lunch, maybe even a book or a lightweight portable chair, and park yourself off to the side in a comfortable spot next to a water area and relax as you read amidst the glorious red rock cliffs, with the sound of running water nearby. Take a break from the... More 

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Vidalia, GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This trail gives one a great exposure to the microclimates that exist in the canyons of the Verde valley along Oak Creek. It is easily accessible from Sedona or Flagstaff. It is a easy to moderate hike. The scenery is incredible. It is well used so don't count on being all alone. It is advertised as a 3.3mile hike before... More 

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