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Witness transcendent Red Rock beauty.

trail 1 Aerie Trailhead

difficulty

moderate

distance

5.1 miles

off road vehicle

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At the entrance to one of Sedona’s most scenic biking trails is a view of the Secret Mountain Wilderness that is impossible to forget, especially if you make it in time for sunset.

TIP: There are no restroom facilities at this trailhead, so plan accordingly by stopping at the Faye Canyon Trailhead.
trail 2 Centennial Trail

difficulty

easy

distance

0.7 miles

off road vehicle

no
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A short, paved hike will lead you to a 270˚ view of the mountains surrounding Sedona and the basin to Red Rock Country.

TIP: For a tranquil spot to sit, there is a bench and tree for shade after a short walk from the parking lot.
trail 3 Cow Pies

difficulty

easy

distance

3 miles

off road vehicle

yes
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Looking up from this terraced terrain and porous, red sandstone is the closest you’ll get to seeing a Martian sunset.

TIP: Venture off-trail and explore the Cow Pies. Look for lizards and reflective pools of water after summer monsoons.
trail 4 Merry-Go-Round

difficulty

easy

distance

1.2 miles

off road vehicle

yes
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You may catch an intimate glimpse of an outdoor wedding in the distance as you admire the sunset from this remote vista.

TIP: You can also access the trail from the trailhead located about four miles up Schnebly Hill Road.
trail 5 Red Rock Ranger Station

difficulty

easy

distance

N/A

off road vehicle

no
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After taking in a sunrise amid the colorful landscape of Red Rock State Park, stop by the Visitor Center for guides on must-see landmarks and attractions.

TIP: Don’t miss the 13-minute movie that runs at the top and bottom of every hour throughout the day.
trail 6 Schuerman Mountain Vista

difficulty

moderate

distance

2 miles

off road vehicle

no
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The summit of this extinct volcanic mound offers birds-eye views of stunning Sedona and Verde Valley landmarks, like Bell Rock and Courthouse Butte.

TIP: This is one of Sedona’s best places to watch spectacular colors fill the sky at both sunrise and sunset.
trail 7 Yavapai Vista

difficulty

easy

distance

4.7 miles

off road vehicle

no
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This quiet lookout has gone mostly undiscovered by Sedona visitors, but its sweeping sunrise views of the red rock trails below deserve your attention.

TIP: Watch for helpful signs throughout the interconnected trails describing notable red rock landmarks.
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