Grasshopper Point Swimming & Picnic Area

  

Grasshopper Point Jumping Area

Fourth Graders! The Every Kid in a Park 4th Grade Pass will be honored through 2017!

Nestled in the base of Oak Creek Canyon is a large cliff side swimming hole known as Grasshopper Point. This day use site is popular with swimmers and picnickers alike. The swimming hole is shaded and cool, a good respite from the summer heat.

There are three popular trails accessible from the Grasshopper Point parking lot: Allen's Bend goes north and connects with Casner Canyon Trail. Allen's Bend also goes south and connects with Huckaby Trail.

Attractions: Picnicking, waterplay, hiking, fishing, wildlife watching, photography

Caution: Cliff jumping and diving are discouraged for personal safety. The pool has varying depths, hidden rocks and unforeseen objects that could be hazardous.

 

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At a Glance

Operational Hours:
  • Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Friday - Sunday: 8:00 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees Cash and check only. Credit cards are not accepted.
  • Day Use: $8 per vehicle, per day (up to 5 people)
  • Walk-ins, bicycle, extra person: $2 per person
  • Every Kid in a Park 4th Grade Pass will be honored through 2017!
  • Discounts: Access Interagency Pass (for people with disabilities) receive 50% off the entry fee. Annual, Senior, and other Interagency passes are not accepted.
Open Season: Year-round
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Spring through fall
Busiest Season: Summer and weekends
Restrictions:
  • No camping or campfires are permitted.
  • No pets are permitted.
  • No glass containers are permitted.
  • Follow Leave No Trace practices to help keep the area beautiful!
Caution: Cliff jumping and diving are discouraged for personal safety. The pool has varying depths, hidden rocks and unforeseen objects that could be hazardous.
Closest Towns: Sedona, AZ
Water: No drinking water
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Passes: Every Kid in a Park 4th Grade Pass will be honored through 2017! Only the Grand Annual Red Rock Pass and Big Three Pass are accepted here, or you may pay the daily rate at the gate. Access Interagency Pass (for people with disabilities) receive 50% off the entry fee. Annual, Senior, and other Interagency passes are not accepted.
Operated By: Concessionaire - contact Red Rock District - 928-203-2900

General Information

Directions:

Location: 26 miles south of Flagstaff, 2 miles north of Sedona on a paved road in scenic Oak Creek Canyon. Elevation is 4,500 feet.

GPS (Map): 34°53'16.3"N 111°43'56.8"W

Access: Drive south from Flagstaff about 26 miles or north from Sedona for about 2 miles on US 89A. Grasshopper Point will be approximately 2 miles south of Encinoso Picnic Area on the east side of US 89A. All roads are paved.

 

Maps

  • Red Rock Country Maps: Download Red Rock Country trail maps and find other Sedona recreation resources. See the Oak Creek Canyon South map for this site.
  • The Digital Travel Map: Whether you're driving, hiking, riding, or exploring, you will find this full-color, GPS-enabled map a handy reference to have on your mobile device. The map show trails, recreation sites, major landmarks, and forest roads.
  • Printed Maps: A variety of printed recreation maps for Sedona and Oak Creek Canyon can be purchased in our local offices and visitor centers, or ordered by phone.

 

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Amenities

Picnic tables
Toilets
Accessible Picnic tables, toilets