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The hike into Boynton Canyon is respectably long at 6 miles round trip.
However, it's relatively flat considering its length, only gaining 833 vertical feet round trip.
Some sections of this hike are flat and sandy, making for easy hiking through exposed sections. Soon you'll find yourself trekking through the heart of the canyon, with towering red rock cliffs on all sides! This hike includes an optional side quest to find the Subway Cave.
This cave used to be a local secret...
but it's a secret no longer.
Boynton Canyon is now one of the most popular hikes in all of Sedona, primarily due to the Subway Cave.
The side trek to the cave adds additional mileage and some slightly more technical terrain than the main Boynton Canyon. Sources: https://www.earthtrekkers.com/how-to-hike-boynton-canyon-subway-cave/