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Fay Canyon Trail

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Address: Boynton Pass Road, Sedona, AZ
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Very easy walk- suitable for anyone!

There is a parking lot at the trailhead, and you cross the street to access the Fay Canyon trail. This hike is perfect for any level, including kids or people who are less mobile... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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College Station, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

There is a parking lot at the trailhead, and you cross the street to access the Fay Canyon trail. This hike is perfect for any level, including kids or people who are less mobile. It was flat and shaded. At the end, there is a rock that you can climb on for a few minutes. I wouldn't do this one... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice trail with a walk up Fay Canyon. It goes a little over a mile in and then the same back so probably 2.5 miles or so round trip. The elevation is fairly steady until the end. When the trail ends you can climb up the hill quickly and get up high enough to have a view... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a moderately challenging hike. We enjoyed the hike and loved the scenery. Hiking in Sedona is the best!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Flat 2 mile hike with amazing scenery. The trail follows a small stream into the canyon. Red Rock walls surround you. Just amazing

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Edmond, Oklahoma, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful trail appropriate for all ages. Easy hike through canyon with breathtaking views along the way. At end of trail, climb up the rocks to the top for even more spectacular views.

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Rimbey, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to hike Fay Canyon in the morning. The trail is well marked, maintained, and scenic sights are everywhere. There is a bit of a climb at the end if you want to get some height to photograph the Canyon and the surrounding rocks, and it is well worth the effort. We saw families with young children on this... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Fay Canyon trail is a very simple, easy hike about 1 mile in and 1 mile out. We passed several people with small children along the way. It's not a paved trail, but the dirt is very compact and it is mostly flat. The end of the established trail brings you to an uprising of rocks, which you CAN climb... More 

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Clovis, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Not sure of the length as one brochure said 1.2 miles one way and another said 2.5 one way. I think it's in between. Hike gradually uphill in the canyon with wonderful red rock formations all around. Go back on the same trail.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

The main trail is very nice, flat and easy. There is a natural arch in the canyon wall on the right hand side about 1/4 mile from the start of the trail. The trail leading up the arch is not well marked and is quite narrow. On the right hand side of the trail look for a small cairn which... More 

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Hamden, CT
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Did this hike in the afternoon after hiking cathedral rock. It was a perfect second hike of the day, as it was less strenuous. Less peopled and quieter. Gorgeous rock formations to view from the canyon. A hike that was nicely paired for the day. A morning steep hike up cathedral rock with views from above and then this canyon... More 

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