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Fay Canyon Trail

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Address: Boynton Pass Road, Sedona, AZ

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Short and essy

Nice easy trail with ample parking across the road. A basic flat one mile long trail up a pretty canyon with some shade towards the end. A good place to end up after attempting... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Houston, texas, USA
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Houston, texas, USA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice easy trail with ample parking across the road. A basic flat one mile long trail up a pretty canyon with some shade towards the end. A good place to end up after attempting beat mountain, or the longer trails that start just across the road. About a mile further up is the trail head for aerie another good trail... More 

Thank jsthouston
Portland Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great place to visit on our first full day in the area. Coming from an elevation of only 200 feet at home to an area over 4000 feet is a transition for the heart, lungs and stamina (for some of us anyway). This 2.2 round trip trek was a perfect start to a great week of hiking... More 

Thank number1Suzieq
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This trail is more a stroll than a hike, but pleasantly shaded by trees every 10 feet or so. There is a parking lot and publuc restroom at the trailhead. Not suitable for motorized vehicles or bikes, which makes it great for pedestrians. Very clean trail.

Thank Sherry R
Old Hickory, Tennessee
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292 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took this walk early one morning and were disappointed that it was so short. However, it is a nice glat walk up close to one of the big rocks and back and its in such a gorgeous setting. We did found a four mile hike with a bit of elevation to give us additional exercise and time in the... More 

Thank GwensGramma
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great easy hike when you only have a few hours. we were with my parents and they didnt want anything too strenuous, but at the end of the hike there is the option to climb up the side of the rock and see an unbelievable view for those that want a little more thrill. perfect for groups with a mixture... More 

Thank Michelle A
Bordentown, New Jersey
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This trail is a lovely mile in - mile out trail. I was with my fiancé and 69 year old mother. My mom has asthma and some COPD and she was able to do the walk. (We made sure we had her inhaler). She enjoyed the trail and said it was peaceful. My fiancé and I climbed over the rocks... More 

Thank cannady_maria
Annapolis, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We took this trail on Monday morning and it was easy and lovely. We practically had the trail to ourselves at first, but as the morning went on it became much busier. This is a very easy trail, great for children and families or older folks. We saw the arch from a distance, but even then weren't sure if we... More 

Thank Mindy G
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We walked all the way up to the end of this spectacular box canyon, and climbed up to a ledge where the view was spectacular. The last leg of the hike was very rough, irregular and steep, but it was well worth the effort. There was a wide variety of wild flowers (and lots of cacti - beware! A very... More 

Thank Richard S
St. George, Utah
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I started on this hike and ran into some people who told us about the arch. About a half mile up, there was a rock arrow on the right on the ground that pointed to the path to hike to the arch. We hike up to the arch. It was steep and we were glad we did... More 

Thank Shelbee H
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

About a couple mile walk on level ground, dead ending at steep piles of uneven rocks continuing upward. Tempting to climb but descent would be precarious and slow.

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