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Creekside of Cathedral

The most beautiful creekside hike in Sedona below the inspiring Cathedral Rock




3 Miles Total


385 Feet


Guide to provide resort pick-up and transportation during outing



Creekside of Cathedral

An inspiring hike along the lush and reflective banks of Oak Creek

Are you looking for a laid back experience with beautiful views of Cathedral Rock and photo opportunities galore? Our Creekside of Cathedral Hike, will take you along the tranquil waters of Oak Creek, and allow you to immerse yourself below the majesty of Sedona's most impressive rock formations. The trail is more easy than moderate and provides a rich canopy of Arizona Maples, Sycamores, Wild Grapes, Box Elders, White Oaks, and Blackberries to name a few... During the Autumn, this hike is the best in Arizona to experience the Fall foliage and capture the incredible flushings of green, yellow, orange, red, and even purple too. The Spring, will bring an echo of melodic birdsong and an eruption of life around every corner. While the Summer, blesses you with a lush riparian habitat to shield you against the suns intensity and soak your feet in the chillaxing waters of Oak Creek. Winter offers unmatched tranquility, and allows, you to take enriched photography of Cathedral Rock with snow and frozen seasonal waterfalls softy rolling down its sides. Along this hike, it's hard not to contemplate if Sedona is as much of a desert as it is an oasis for life and love. Whether your visiting Sedona to experience a vortex site, capture incredible sunset photography, encounter unique creatures of the Upper Sonoran Desert, share a romantic hike with your loved one, or viewing the areas most unique red rocks... This is the perfect adventure for you!! Take a walk with us along the Creekside of Cathedral and let us show you what the others are missing.

Outing Includes

Hydration Backpack

Organic Trail Bars

One Sliced Organic Fruits

Resort Transportation

Private Hiking Guide

Red Rock Pass

Trekking Poles

List of Supplies Included


  • Duration: Three Hours
  • Distance: 3 Miles Total
  • Elevation Change: 385ft
  • Capacity: 1 - 14 Hikers
  • Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
  • Sites Visited: 2 Trails
  • Trails Used: Baldwin Trail & Tempelton Trail
  • Hike Orientation: Vortex Site, Sunrise/Sunset Start
  • Best Season: All Year
  • Seasonal Features: Wildflowers (Summer, Spring, Fall), Fall Foliage (Late October - November), Migratory Birds (May - September)
  • Standard Start Time: 8AM/2:30PM
  • Availability: Sedona Hiking Tour Calendar
  • Cost: $150/Hiker (Private Group) & $245/Hiker (Private Solo Hiker)

Two Person Minimum for Private Groups

Types of Hikes Available for this Outing

Vortex Site


Sunrise/Sunset Start


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