Halfway Picnic Site
Few places offer a more scenic setting for a picnic than Oak Creek Canyon. Home of a bubbling brook that flows through a lush green oasis framed by towering red rock cliffs and buttes, this canyonscape is known around the world for its unmatched beauty.
This is one of four easily accessible picnic areas along Oak Creek Canyon that enable you to enjoy a snack or a banquet surrounded by this magnificent scenery. Each of these areas has its own unique character. Each has hiking trails and the shimmering clear water pools of Oak Creek nearby. If you've an appetite for beauty, here's a place to indulge it.
Attractions: Picnicking, waterplay, hiking, fishing, wildlife watching, photography
At a Glance
|Operational Hours:||8:00 a.m. to dusk|
|Area Amenities:||Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking|
|Fees:||Red Rock Pass or America the Beautiful Pass required.|
|Restrictions:||Day use only. Camping is not permitted at this site.|
|Closest Towns:||Sedona, AZ|
|Operated By:||Concessionaire - contact Red Rock District - 928-203-2900|
Location: 20 miles south of Flagstaff, 5 miles north of Sedona on a paved road in scenic oak Creek Canyon. Elevation is 4,500 feet.
GPS (Map): 34°57'22.8"N 111°45'18.1"W
Access: Drive south from Flagstaff about 20 miles or north from Sedona for about 5 miles on US 89A. The picnic area is marked with a roadside sign.
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Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
Facilities: Picnic tables, cooking grills, and vault toilets (barrier free).
|No. of Sites||8|
|Picnic tables:||8 sites, cooking grills|