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West Fork Oak Creek Trail

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

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Shady hike

This hike is good for a hot summer day, as there was an abundance of shade and several small creek crossings. Mostly level, and very beautiful. Only negative- my 19 year old said... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 January 2017
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Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
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Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

This hike is good for a hot summer day, as there was an abundance of shade and several small creek crossings. Mostly level, and very beautiful. Only negative- my 19 year old said it seemed too similar to hikes we can do at home (Pennsylvania), so not as much of that "quintessential Arizona" feel as other places.

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

We were told to make sure to try this hike. Glad we did. It is a short drive from Sedona - paid parking required. The hike was along the creek with fabulous views of the canyon walls. Make sure you go to the end - worth the effort

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

Did this hike first week of November, a couple of weeks earlier the colours would have been amazing. The hike was fun with the 13 river crossings and not physically challenging. The hike is mainly shaded so quite chilly so we decided to run the trail on our return. great hike for walkers and trail runners alike.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I've done this hike once during the winter and once during the fall. In my opinion only worth doing for the fall foliage, otherwise just an average hike, you can find much better in the area.

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Scottsdale
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

I have taken many groups of kids on this beautiful trail. Gorgeous views of the canyon and creek, old homestead ruins and a variety of plants. Can be icy during the winter!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

I would HIGHLY recommend this trail, particularly on a hot day. Its shaded for a large portion which is refreshing. The stream crossings add some humor and delight to the walk. The views are beautiful. Don't skip this one.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

West Fork continues to be one of my favorite hikes. The rock formations are gorgeous. When I first came here, it was summer. We found the trail cool and refreshing. My most recent trip was in December. The creek crossings were treacherous due to slippery rocks. We only crossed once and turned around at the second crossing. The creek, however,... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Beautiful hike with amazing terrain and canyons. One of my favorite places to go! It was transforming!

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Houston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

This is such a fun hike. It is kid friendly and solid ground. You do have to cross a few creeks to get to the other side but if you fall in it's shallow. The crossing is easy. It's so beautiful and the sound of water. You can picnic there and on a hot day you would have shade. This... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Builds confidence as i was able to cross all 13 creek crossings. Perfect time of year too - we had a cold but very satisfying hike.

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