We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Wilson Canyon is an easy hike through the forest

Went to photograph Wilson Canyon yesterday. The weather at the time was cloudy with some periodic... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ArizonaProPhoto
May

Wilson mountain a great five mile ascent to an amazing view of Sedona from 2500 ft. Good even pace... read more

Reviewed May 4, 2018
Nlenigma
,
Corner Brook, Canada
via mobile
Read all 23 reviews
9
All photos (9)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“picnic area”(2 reviews)
“short hike”(2 reviews)
“ascent”(3 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
47°
22°
Jan
48°
24°
Feb
55°
28°
Mar
Contact
Route 89A, Sedona, AZ
Website
+1 928-282-4119
Call
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Sedona
from $121.44
More Info
from $142.00
More Info
from $87.22
More Info
from $104.89
More Info
Reviews (23)
Filter reviews
23 results
Traveler rating
12
7
2
2
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
12
7
2
2
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews picnic area short hike ascent switchbacks benches miles trail views rocks
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 23 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

Went to photograph Wilson Canyon yesterday. The weather at the time was cloudy with some periodic sprinkles. The trail starts just north of the Midgley Bridge Parking lot. This parking lot is small and normally full, but due to the weather there were a few...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ArizonaProPhoto
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

Wilson mountain a great five mile ascent to an amazing view of Sedona from 2500 ft. Good even pace with lots of switchbacks

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Nlenigma
Reviewed March 20, 2018

We avoided the crowd at the south trailhead near the bridge and instead went to the North Wilson Trailhead #123 near the picnic area (89A on the way to Flagstaff). There are restrooms at the picnic area near the trailhead. We only hiked to the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Kristi J
Reviewed March 4, 2018

The trail to the canyon is a pleasant stroll through the trees and criss crossing a dry stream bed for about 1.5 miles. At the trail ends here sign is where the word 'amazing' comes in. Go a few steps past the sign and you...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank David M
Reviewed March 30, 2017

hiked in March and water still in the stream beds.. very beautiful, small water falls... when you get to the end, you can climb the visita and views are wonderful ... pack a picnic to eat at the end

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Gee S
Reviewed October 25, 2016

This is the rockiest trail ever. I found myself looking down 90% of the time making sure I didn't trip or lose my balance walking on the rocks. I really didn't enjoy it as much as I hoped. It's a one and done hike for...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank SDPadres
Reviewed October 17, 2016

A great and at at times moderately strenuous hike. Nice hike to get away from the usual crowds. Canyon views are wonderful.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Andrew K
Reviewed May 24, 2016

We started our trek from the Encinosa Picnic/Day Use area and took the north Wilson Mt. Trail #123. It is a gradual uphill hike for about a mile, then turns to switchbacks. This portion of the trail I would classify as moderate/advanced due to the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank RRRRRandy
Reviewed April 24, 2016

Just north of Sedona on Hwy 89A, turn immediately left once you cross Midgely Bridge. This is easy to get to but unfortunately the lot is very small and difficult to find a parking space when the weather is nice. If you are lucky, head...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Gary G
Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

We are just getting into the rigor of hiking, so Wilson Canyon was a good choice for us. Parking is tight, and as with all of the trail heads in the Res Rock State Park, a day fee is required to park. UNLESS: you have...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank flitflop
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 49 nearby hotels
Sedona Rouge Hotel and Spa
1,730 reviews
.05 miles away
Wyndham Sedona
392 reviews
.23 miles away
The Andante Inn of Sedona
858 reviews
.35 miles away
Sugar Loaf Lodge
348 reviews
.36 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 211 nearby restaurants
Dahl & Di Luca Ristorante Italiano
2,805 reviews
.11 miles away
Golden Goose American Grill
3,416 reviews
.33 miles away
Vino Di Sedona
266 reviews
.35 miles away
Pisa Lisa
2,069 reviews
.05 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 466 nearby attractions
Oak Creek Canyon
3,110 reviews
.00 miles away
Oak Creek Brewery
181 reviews
.25 miles away
ALT Gallery
6 reviews
.08 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Wilson Canyon Trail staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines