Fay Canyon Arch Trail

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Fay Canyon Arch Trail is a 1.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Sedona, Arizona that features a cave and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
1.4 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
265 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

cave

views

rocky

hiking
8 months ago

Not really a do or die part of the main Fay Canyon hike. A lot more cacti to contend with and didn't have the wow factor of the main trail.

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10 months ago

A couple notes:
1) The offshoot trail to the arch (right turn) is not an official or maintained path. It is marked by a small cairn and crosses a dried river bed. Be sure to wear long pants and be aware of snakes in the greener months.
2) If you continue down the Fay Canyon trail, there is an AMAZING hand over hand climb to a lookout. This is an unofficial trail as well, but you'll see an obvious path up.

Monday, May 29, 2017

aside from the cactus it's a good hike.

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