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Boynton Canyon Trail #47

Intermediate
 4.4 (26)

A hike to a beautiful box canyon.


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Map Key

2.9

Miles

4.6

KM

Point to Point

5,028' 1,533 m

High

4,514' 1,376 m

Low

555' 169 m

Up

40' 12 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

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Description

This is my favorite trail in all of Sedona. The trailhead is at the end of Boynton Canyon Road near the entrance of Enchanted Spa and Resort. The trail goes along the property of Enchanted Spa for about one mile. This is the rockiest part of the trail.

Soon after leaving the view of the spa, the trail becomes flat and sandy. This section is a pleasure for hiking and very easy. The path is surrounded by red rock cliffs and is very beautiful, especially as the sun sets. However, I prefer to hike this trail early in the morning. No one is on the trail, and the peacefulness is amazing.

As you continue down the trail, the path winds into a beautiful forest. Eventually after a little more than three miles, you reach the end which is a box canyon. Return the way you came for more views of the red rock through the forest.

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John Maurizi

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  4.4 from 26 votes

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Photos

Boynton Spire pokes through the snow on a frosty morning.
Apr 27, 2017 near West Se…, AZ
Overlooking Boynton Canyon at the very end of the train.
May 28, 2019 near West Se…, AZ
Boynton Spire can be seen departing in the distance from the Boynton Canyon Trail.
Apr 27, 2017 near West Se…, AZ
The Boynton Canyon Trail traverses pine forests on a smooth tread.
Apr 27, 2017 near West Se…, AZ
The Boynton Canyon Trail offers awesome views of Sedona's geologic wonders.
Apr 27, 2017 near West Se…, AZ
Boynton Canyon Trail offers great looks at the local area geology.
Apr 27, 2017 near West Se…, AZ

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