Fry Canyon Trail

Kachina Village, Arizona (Coconino County)

Last Updated: 04/19/2019
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Status: Open
Typically Open: Year Round
Length: 5.2 miles
Highest Elevation: 6800 feet
Duration: About 45 minutes
Shape of Trail: Straight Through
Best Direction to Travel: N/A
Nearest Town: Kachina Village
Nearest Town w/ Services: Flagstaff
Official Road Name: 237
Management Agency: Coconino National Forest
District: Flagstaff Ranger District
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Highlight: Fry Canyon Trail

Fry Canyon Trail is a beautiful forest road nestled in the mountains between Sedona and Flagstaff. It is a nice shortcut between I-17 and 89A to get you close to the forest roads on the west side of 89A, above the Mogollon Rim. It also provides a great place for camping, though it can be a bit crowded in the Summer; especially on weekends.

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Waypoints

1. Exit 333 Intersection

The eastern trailhead is just east of I-17 Exit 333. It's a frontage road right in front of a Shell gas station.

Directions to Trailhead

Trailhead Coordinates: 35.090100, -111.687100

Starting Point: Head south from Flagstaff, Arizona

You can find this trail just of I-17 exit 333 on the west side as a frontage road in front of a Shell station. Along 89A it's on the east side of the road about ten miles south of Flagstaff and about sixteen miles north of Sedona.

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S.J. Hollist

Mapping Crew - Arizona and Florida

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