Hike-in Required
No
Open Year-round
Yes
ADA accessible
Yes
Guided tours
No
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Oak Creek Vista lies just off Highway 89A between Flagstaff and Sedona. It is a popular stop for travelers, and for good reason. The views are fantastic from the overlook, and there is even a Native American marketplace located here.

A short, ADA accessible pathway takes off from the parking area and leads to the vista. From the vista you’ll have great views out over Pumphouse Wash, Oak Creek Canyon and Highway 89A as it switchbacks into the canyon. Oak Creek Canyon is known as the smaller cousin of the Grand Canyon and is spectacular to explore.

On the way back to your vehicle be sure to check out the Native American vendors who sell jewelry and other craft items here. The Arizona National History Association also has an information booth here that is open seasonally.

Logistics + Planning

Preferable season(s)

Summer
Fall

Congestion

High

Parking Pass

None

Pros

Great views. Native American marketplace.

Cons

Popular.

Pets allowed

Allowed with Restrictions

Features

ADA accessible
Family friendly
Flushing toilets
Potable water
Big vistas
Picnic tables

Location

Nearby Adventures

Central Arizona, Arizona
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Coconino National Forest

Nearby Lodging + Camping

Red Rock District, Coconino National Forest
Red Rock District, Coconino National Forest

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