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Fay Canyon Trail

Boynton Pass Road, Sedona, AZ
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Easy hike with spectacular scenery

I agree with the many reviewers who talk about the ease of this hike. I did this with my husband... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Family Friendly Hike with extreme beauty in all directions

If you've never hiked before, Fay Canyon is perfect for your maiden voyage. Even if you consider... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brighton, Michigan
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Travellers talk about
“easy hike” (94 reviews)
“rock slide” (13 reviews)
“creek bed” (7 reviews)
Boynton Pass Road, Sedona, AZ
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I agree with the many reviewers who talk about the ease of this hike. I did this with my husband, who has difficulty with hills and is not in the best aerobic condition, and it was just perfect. We took our time, but there is...More

1  Thank Pennymohr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you've never hiked before, Fay Canyon is perfect for your maiden voyage. Even if you consider yourself a "hiker" Fay Canyon meet all expectations. The beauty is immeasurable. It was safe and wonderful and if you want to push the limits there is opportunity...More

Thank caricenzerbush
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are not typical hikers but gave this a shot at the recommendation of our jeep tour guide, our two families had a ball ranging from 12 to 50 years old.. very easy hike but you can venture off into some moderate climbing, very fun.

1  Thank Ronald U
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Park in the paved parking lot and the trail is just across the highway. It is a very easy trail that follows the creek bed (dry most of the time). You walk slightly uphill into the canyon. At the end of the trail, you can...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family did several of the more difficult trails and loved them, but I persuaded them to do this one with me so I could get out and enjoy the beautiful Sedona red rock scenery without having to climb. It was an easy walking trail...More

Thank Louise F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

About an hour walk out and back with great views and changing trail dynamics-- shade, sunlight, breeze. Ends in rock fall which can be scaled for more views, but very satisfying if you choose not to attempt the climb. Little gain. Relatively smooth trail. Stop...More

Thank walbe
Reviewed 9 December 2017

This is a short trail 1 mile one way, there is not any view along the way till the end. At the end, you are in the canyon. There is a short trail walking up on the rocks to reach an epic view - over...More

1  Thank LisaMNUSA
Reviewed 6 December 2017

2.2 miles round trip. Very easy, no hills or rocks to climb and the views are great. It takes you right in between the mountains.

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

This was about 2.25 miles round trip. It wasn’t quite what I expected but it was easy and pretty. When you get to the end, you can climb a pretty steep climb to get a great view of the canyon. I was hoping it would...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 2 December 2017

If you are looking for a short hike without significant elevation changes, this is an excellent choice. The scenery is beautiful. The official trail ends at a rock slide. If you are able, climb the rocks and look back for a spectacular view.

Thank ncsu83
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