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Boynton Canyon Trail

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This popular hiking trail heads about three miles into a deep box canyon and includes ancient Sinaguan Indian ruins along the way.
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Sedona, AZ 86339
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All reviews enchantment resort kachina woman flute player heart shaped great hike easy hike red rocks miles round trip energy vortex long hike parking lot lots of water favorite hike worth the effort moderate hike mile hike amazing views
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Spring break must be one of the busiest weeks in Sedona. As there are never enough car parking places, it is best to arrive early (7.30/8.00). Our first stop was the vortex in the middle of the rock formation called "saddle" and known for providing...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 626eas
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a moderate hike. Nice walk through the canyon. There was snow on the ground in some spots that don't get any sun. Uphill going out and downhill going back.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank vixxdog
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed this trail...was about 6.1 miles round trip but quite moderate....VERY little parking available..all the rich folks have built vacation homes in that section of paradise to ruin the first half mile but then it gets real good....arrive by 8am if you want...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank wanderingoutwest
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Across from the Courthouse by Marriott is a short road that leads to a overlook of Boynton Canyon. Easy place to grab a couple photos.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lilirishstar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Like others have said there’s not a lot of parking but it’s still a really good place to go. There’sthere’s a lot of hidden little spots you can find to relax

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Myvsta_com
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The signs to find this place were confusing. The trail was very confusing too, it didn’t follow the map posted at the beginning of the trail. We did finally make it to the vortex. It is a beautiful spot. We did go around 3pm we...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Mylilblueshoes
Reviewed February 3, 2019

This is a nice trail but as the title says...overrated. The canyon was destroyed by The Enchantment Resort. Too bad that this resort was built. It caters to the rich and famous and you must walk around the resort to get into the canyon. Don't...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank kachinaman2016
Reviewed February 3, 2019

We had a great experience when a fellow playing native American flute came up and played for awhile. We understand that he visits and plays every day.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank amyabuck
Reviewed February 3, 2019

It didn't particularly bother us that the early part of the trail parallels a resort and neighborhood as others have mentioned -- it was still beautiful. But most of the 3+ miles each way are very rocky. I definitely recommend bringing walking poles, or picking...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank VeeLee4
Reviewed January 29, 2019

Did this hike in conjunction with Mesa and Long Canyon trails. Really nice loop, not difficult and really scenic. I don’t think there is a “bad” hike in Sedona.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Christine H
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June 9, 2018|
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Response from LifeIsGoodGuy | Reviewed this property |
The trail the goes along the side of Enchantments is the Boynton Canyon Trail. If you were looking for the Kachina area, it is called the Vista Trail which if off of the BCT. Park in the parking lot on the right just before... More
January 26, 2018|
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Response from GloriaMaria0403 | Reviewed this property |
If you go there during a national holiday, there is no fee to park. The same is true for any national park. However, the airport mesa parking fee will still be $3.00 no matter what day you go.
October 20, 2017|
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Response from 48mjn | Reviewed this property |
Well, it's winter, and the desert is extra cold. Layers are imperative!