Hiking The West Fork Trail
The 11th most popular hiking trail in Arizona.
Sunday 3 July 2016 03:28 GMT
Northeast of Sedona in Oak Creek Canyon, the West Fork Trail (#108) is an 3 mile one-way hike up the West Fork of Oak Creek. From the trailhead, the trail runs northwest into the narrow canyon through lush vegetation with several creek crossings.
To reach the trailhead from Sedona, head northeast up SR89A to milepost 384.5. The large parking area can get very crowded mid-day. Make sure to go early or late in the day (the gated lot does close early).
Overall, West Fork Trail is the 11th most popular hiking trail of all 49 hikes in Arizona. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby West Fork Trail including West Clear Creek Trail, Huckaby Trail, Hot Loop Trail, Cathedral Rock / Templeton Trail, Wilson Mountain Trail and Jim Thompson TrailNorth Wilson Trail.