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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 yesterday

loved the scenery. this just made our long drive so much more memorable, something to talk about. lots of curves as was expected. kids still talk about it. we stopped for many photo opportunities along the way, once it was possible.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ian C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a wow drive for anyone who love color and rocks and canyons!!! I must have picked the busiest traffic day ever so couldn't stop as often as I would have liked and most parking areas were "full" so I will be doing this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Edmanvan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved the variety of scenery here! Just breathtaking. We hiked several miles here. Lots of families. Parking is sort of a nightmare so be careful if you park along the road, as the drivers aren’t always courteous to those walking to get to the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank daacda
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a gorgeous drive from Sedona to the plateau at almost 2,000 metres (6,500'). The road is in great shape with a number of switchbacks on the route to top. We did the drive on a week day and saw almost no traffic -...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TroubleDeciding
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So beautiful. Just wish there were more pullouts for photos, especially just above the final tight curve at the top. Watch your speed and pay attention to the road. Weekdays have less traffic. Scenic views at the top were stunning!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank W4837GYjamesp
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a short drive, going to or from Sedona, with scenic stops and tree shaded roadway. The National Forest has several picnic stops overlooking the river, and a couple of campgrounds. A worthwhile, short, picturesque drive.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank aretiredtraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a spectacular drive from Sedona to Flagstaff. The road winds quite a bit so take it slow. If you're in the Sedona area I highly recommend this drive.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MelissaO4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely worth getting out of the car and spending some time exploring natures Beauty! So glad we took the time to take it all in!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lisaHHartland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking on the side of the creek is scenic and peaceful. Definitely a must! Beautiful place for pictures.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank suziqtravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another nice drive. The scenic pull off at the top is only open from 9-4. We got up there at 430pm and missed being able to go in and take photos. We’ve been up there about 6 years ago and were disappointed it closed so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Rob A
8 October 2018|
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Response from unhappytraveler0810 | Reviewed this property |
Unless they are having flooding, the rain shouldn't hurt the drive.
14 September 2018|
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Response from JamesEA1 | Reviewed this property |
We thought it was very normal nothing that stressful; very enjoyable; best to take water
6 August 2018|
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Response from patriciad647 | 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.