Boynton Canyon is very sacred to the Yavapai Native American Indian people. They consider it their place of origin, or Garden of Eden. At the entrance of Boynton Canyon, look for the rock formations of Kachina Man and Kachina Woman to the right. Local people say it’s important to ask permission of the ancient ones of this land before entering the canyon out of respect for its sacredness. Hikers have reported seeing an old man with long white hair, kept in a braid, He is said to be a Native guardian of the burial sites in the canyon.
Learn more about Boynton Canyon with your Sedona Drive Tour CD/DVD.