Length: 6 miles total (3 miles in, and 3 miles out)
Elevation gain: 400 feet
Time it took us: 3.5 hours with a lunch stop
Fees: $9 payable at the Call of the Canyon Day-Use Area entrance
Directions: from metro Phoenix, take I-17 north to Hwy 179 north (exit 298) to Sedona, then 89A northwest 10 miles up through Oak Creek Canyon, to the Call of the Canyon Day-Use Area on the left between milepost 384 and 385.