Guidebook

Riding the Red Rocks: Sedona Mountain Biking

Sedona, Arizona is home to some of the best desert mountain biking in the world. Discover the best routes here!

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 the top recommended mountain bike routes in this incredible desert riding destination. While these routes are undoubtedly biased toward the advanced rider, that bias is due to the incredible technical difficulty that you’ll find on almost every trail in Sedona. Sedona is filled with rocks, rocks, and more rocks, and every mile that you pedal here is hard-earned. Don’t expect your riding trip to Sedona to be easy, but do expect it to be extremely rewarding!

Hiline

Hiline

Sedona
14.2 km
Hiline offers stunning views of the Red Rocks region from exposed mountainside singletrack. Finish it off with a raucous descent down a black-diamond plunge!
Private
Hangover

Hangover

Sedona
13.3 km
Extreme exposure coupled with brutally-technical rock moves make Hangover one of the most technical--and dangerous--trails in the nation.
Private
The Hogs

The Hogs

Sedona
13.2 km
The Hogs are some of the most entertaining—and challenging—trails in Sedona, with technical rock rolls and rock gardens, cliff exposure, and of course—beautiful views!
Private
Chuckwagon Loop

Chuckwagon Loop

Sedona
26.6 km
This intermediate-friendly primer to Sedona's red rock will entertain expert-level riders as well.
Private
Slim Shady Loop

Slim Shady Loop

Sedona
4.1 km
A short but rewarding descent that can be ridden independently, or in conjunction with Hiline.
Private
Scorpion / Pyramid Loop

Scorpion / Pyramid Loop

Sedona
13.7 km
A loop connecting some of the newest singletrack that Sedona has to offer.
Private
Airport Loop

Airport Loop

Sedona
5.2 km
A technical, but gorgeous, loop around Airport Butte.
Private