Oak Creek Canyon
Oak Creek Canyon
Oak Creek Canyon

Oak Creek Canyon Tours and Tickets

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The road that winds 16 miles (26 kilometers) through leafy Oak Creek Canyon is the most scenic route between Sedona and Flagstaff or the Grand Canyon. With dramatic red rock formations to either side, the gorge is an outdoor playground for camping, fishing, hiking, picnicking, and swimming.

  • Arizona, 86336

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Kari_C, Nov 2023
The canyon was amazing!...
The canyon was amazing! Jeff was very knowledgeable and friendly. The van was clean and on time. The group was friendly as well. All around a great trip!
novell_c, Oct 2023
Kim was a entertaining and accommodating host
Seeing the Canyon for the first time as Kim our driver gave us the best possible view point. The trip was great Clean van She picked a good lunch spot
Dasom_H, Aug 2023
Nice tour and guide!...
Nice tour and guide! Patrick was our guide, and he was a kind and professional guide. It was an unforgettable tour for me. Nice driver and good lunch, I really hope everyone had good time with this tour. And I want to recommend it to my friends. Comfortable and clean car, break time was enough and the time to look around and take pictures was also enough.
Chynia_J, Nov 2023
Awesome
Han(our tour guide)...was charming and informative. I appreciate how made all feel special. Would do this again!!😊
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Q:What is Oak Creek Canyon famous for?
A:The scenery keeps visitors returning to Oak Creek Canyon near Flagstaff, Arizona. Switchbacks take you into the canyon, which is around 12 miles (19 kilometers) long. Hikers love the trails, and fishermen are drawn to the creek’s brown or rainbow trout, largemouth bass, catfish, and more.
Q:Are there bears in Oak Creek Canyon?
A:Yes, it is possible to find black bears in Oak Creek Canyon, so keep that in mind. However, you’ll find a whole host of wildlife here, so don’t just fixate on the bears. Keep your eyes peeled for whitetail deer, javelina, coyote, birds, reptiles, and smaller critters on the trails.
Q:How do I get to Oak Creek Canyon?
A:You can rent a car from Sedona and drive along Arizona State Route 89A, and then you can take your time stopping off at scenic spots along the way. Alternatively, book a tour with a driver so that you can spend more time checking out the scenery than navigating the roads.
Q:How are the hiking routes in Oak Creek Canyon?
A:There’s a trail for all abilities in Oak Creek Canyon. There’s a short in and out route that lasts around 30 minutes, to much longer ones that take multiple hours to complete. Some trails are more accessible than others, so do a little research to see which hike is best for your group.
Q:What kind of tours go to Oak Creek Canyon?
A:Group or private tours run to Oak Creek Canyon, often combining the canyon with other Sedona highlights, like Antelope Canyon, Horseshoe Bend, and even the Grand Canyon. Tours run from Flagstaff and Sedona, making logistics easy for you. Guided tours are nice, so you don’t need to drive yourself.
Q:Is Oak Creek Canyon worth it?
A:Yes, Oak Creek Canyon is worth it. The scenery is unlike most you’ll encounter in the world, and its proximity to other natural spots makes it a perfect destination for a multi-adventure day out. Ensure your cameras are charged for gorgeous light, rock formations, and more.