Sedona, AZ is the day hike capital of the United States. With over 200 hiking trails to discover there is the perfect trail for all ages and fitness levels. Sedona has some great resources that can help direct you toward the perfect hiking experience. The resort’s adventure guides are here to assist with suggestions and directions. The adventure guide desk is located in the resort’s lower lobby or the guides can be reached at 928.284.6935. Visit the Coconino Ranger Station, located just south of the resort, is another great resource offering advice, maps and special programing through out the year. At the Hike House, located north of the resort, guests will find the latest and best in gear, apparel, maps and advice on finding the perfect hike. Before you arrive, visit the Hike House website for further insight into hiking in this amazing destination.
Red Rock Ranger Station
The Red Rock Ranger Station is open daily 9am-4:30pm. It is a must stop for information about the Sedona area. Their friendly and knowledgeable Forest Service employees and volunteers can answer your questions about world class hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, scenic driving, camping, fishing, heritage sites, and more. Enjoy our red rock vistas.
8375 State Rte 179
Sedona, AZ 86351
Phone number (928) 203-4119
See the Trails Prior to Your Arrival
Experience over 100 trails set to music and commentary. See the top 25 trails. Another great resource is “The Sedona Hiking Guide Book” written by Greg Stevenson, local hiking expert and owner of the Hike House. The guide book contains detailed summaries, hiking directions, driving directions and over 120 full color images of the most dynamic trails in Red Rock Country. “The Sedona Hiking Guide Book” is available for purchase at the Hike House shops or online.
Guided Hiking Adventures
Experience the best of Sedona with the best in Sedona! Discover the beauty of Red Rock Country while learning about the geology, history, flora, fauna and Native American culture. All guides are first aid trained and CPR certified. Book your guided hiking adventure.
Courthouse Loop Trail
Courthouse Butte Loop Trail is a 3.9 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Sedona, Arizona. This popular trail offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs on a leash are also able to use this trail.
Cathedral Rock Trail
This is a short 0.7 mile but strenuous trail which quickly rises 608 feet in elevation. The midsection of the trail has a near vertical segment which requires climbing. The trail is well marked and many hikers can be found using the trail. The trail traverses the east side of the mountain and thus the hike is better taken in the afternoon so one is hiking in the shade. On the top, there is a narrow plateau with steep slopes on each side. The width is about that of a wide sidewalk and several stones are perfect for sitting.
Broken Arrow Trail
Broken Arrow Trail is a popular 3.4 mile loop trail located near Sedona, Arizona that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs on a leash are also able to use this trail.
Soldiers Pass Trail
The hike up Soldier Pass is approximately two miles and points north. The trail is moderate but easy when going downhill with a total elevation descent of 450 feet. Many sights can be seen including two natural arches, the Seven Sacred Pools and the largest sinkhole in Sedona, the Devil’s Kitchen.