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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 14 December 2018

I am drawn to Oak Creek Canyon. The view of Cathedral Mountain is awesome. Take the opportunity to sit by the creek and enjoy the sound of the water. Visit late in the afternoon to experience the beauty of the light on the mountain. Such...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Retired662013
Reviewed 12 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 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 5 December 2018 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 4 December 2018

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
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Reviewed 3 December 2018 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 2 December 2018

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 29 November 2018 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 MelissaBlokzyl
Reviewed 27 November 2018

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 27 November 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
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allan m
28 January 2019|
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Response from Mike W | Reviewed this property |
We did Airbnb just south of town
9 January 2019|
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Response from Jean M | Reviewed this property |
This would be a lovely drive, but few places would be wheelchair accessible. I would recommend stopping at the Junipine Lodge for lunch. The food is wonderful and I think I recall that they have a wheelchair ramp.
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.