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Fay Canyon Trail

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Address: Boynton Pass Road, Sedona, AZ

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Nice short hike

Got a good close view of the terrain around Sedona. Nice rocks and the trail was pretty gentle. Dusty, but what would you expect?

Reviewed 2 November 2016
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Got a good close view of the terrain around Sedona. Nice rocks and the trail was pretty gentle. Dusty, but what would you expect?

Thank Ronm1967
Fresno, California
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Nice little stroll in a cool little canyon. The little kids, seniors, etc will all do fine on this one.

Thank RJ J
San Francisco, California
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice fairly flat hike. We read some reviews that mentioned sunset and stargazing. They must have meant at the trailhead? The trail is fairly shaded and ends at the bottom of a canyon. Beautiful hike with the canyon walls around you but not for either sunset or stars. Although we had a good starscape back at the trailhead after... More 

Thank kevinmfranklin
Sedona, Arizona
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146 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This hike is very easy with lots of shade along the way. It's a great hike for older people as well as children. At the end there are rocks you can climb which lead to another trail. Pretty soon there's a chance to scale the canyon walls. The view and the solitude are unparalleled.

1 Thank ShiningCosmos
Kalispell, Montana
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571 reviews
220 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 843 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Fay Canyon is in one of the most beautiful areas NW of West Sedona. Its hard to imagine the enormous red towering rocks until you begin driving toward the area beginning with the Dry Creek scenic drive just off of the 89A.. At the end of the Dry Creek road, you will begin to see signs for both Boynton Canyon... More 

3 Thank MaryEllenM27
Hopatcong, New Jersey
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165 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Easy hike with nice scenery. Good access road and parking lot. Other hikes from trailhead. Good am hike.

Thank Caren_H
Montrose, Colorado
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70 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Nice easy trail to the end of maintained section, steep after that. View is spectacular if you keep going a little bit.Spotted my first Acorn Woodpecker along trail. Also saw Bridled Titmouse and other desert birds. California Sister butterflies were also seen multiple times. We picked this trail looking for something shorter that had big dividends and were happy with... More 

1 Thank aspenglade
Calgary, Canada
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We hiked the Fay Canyon easy trail together and it was nice to hear the birds and start our hiking adventure on an easy trail. We were met with hikers who had health issues and managed it easily. My partner took the turn off to Fay Canyon to get some photo's of the Arch and it is a difficult trail... More 

2 Thank missouri2010
Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This easy hike is for all ages along a well maintained path. Final vista's are superb! Trailhead parking has a bathroom.

Thank Tom V
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoy the walk. Didn't really break a sweat on the well beaten path. The arch is something to see and there's an arrow someone made of stones pointing to the entrance of the very narrow path. If you choose to go, it's a very steep incline- bring a stick or hiking pole to poke at the rocks to warn any... More 

2 Thank slizzard5192

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