Guidebook

The Best Hikes in Red Rock Country: Sedona, Arizona

Sedona, Arizona's towering red rock cliffs and mystical vortices are famous around the world!

Description

Sedona, Arizona’s towering red rock cliffs and mystical vortices are famous around the world, making it a premiere desert destination for spiritual types and adventurers alike. If you’re heading to Red Rock Country for the adventure more than the spiritual element, you’ll find all manner of options here in Sedona. From rock climbing to mountain biking to hiking, Sedona is one of the best places to adventure in the Desert Southwest.

In this guidebook, you’ll find a smattering of the best hikes that Sedona has to offer. While the total number of route options in Sedona is endless, this guidebook provides a sampler platter to get you started. Whether you want to hike Wilson Mountain, the highest point in the region, or simply take in the beauty of a glowing rock arch, this guidebook will set you up for success!

Wilson Mountain

Wilson Mountain

Sedona
16.1 km
A view-heavy hike to the highest point in the Sedona area
Private
Hangover Trail

Hangover Trail

Sedona
13.3 km
A hike that follows an exciting expert-level mountain bike route.
Private
Bear Mountain

Bear Mountain

Sedona
7.5 km
This Sedona hike provides gorgeous views of canyons & red rock formations.
Private
Doe Mountain

Doe Mountain

Sedona
4.3 km
This short hike to a high plateau provides 360° views.
Private
Telephone Trail

Telephone Trail

Flagstaff
3.7 km
This short, steep route is a rare Sedona hike providing solitude.
Private
Sterling Pass to Vultee Arch

Sterling Pass to Vultee Arch

Sedona
7.7 km
A lightly-populated Sedona route that's a must-do hike in the fall.
Private
Airport Loop

Airport Loop

Sedona
5.2 km
Gorgeous loop around Airport Butte offering spectacular views of the valley.
Private