Getting There: From the State Route 179/89A traffic circle in Sedona, go 9.7 miles west (left toward Cottonwood) on SR 89A to Forest Road 89B (past milepost 365). Turn left and continue 0.1 mile to Deer Pass Trailhead on the right. There are restrooms but no water at the trailhead. Trail begins at the sign in the parking area behind the restrooms.
Length: 2.5 miles one way to the creek or 4.8 miles one way to the park
Kid Friendly: NO
Pet Friendly: YES
Elevation: 2,880-3,320 feet
Best Season: October-April
Fee: none, unless you enter the park
Photo credit Mare Czinar/PHOENIX