Sedona is a hiker’s paradise, there are amazing hiking trails and we have maps available to get you started. Once we have gathered your preferences and skill level, we can give specific suggestions for locations to visit. Our complimentary shuttle service will drop-off and pick-up at nearby Brins Mesa, Cibola Pass, Huckaby, and Margs Draw trailheads.
Local experts at The Hike House, close to L’Auberge, can assist you in having a satisfying hiking experience. They are a great and reliable resource for hiking essentials in Northern Arizona. Their website will assist you with hiking preparedness and what you can expect during Sedona hiking excursions. Our complimentary shuttle service can take you there to engage the Sedona Trail Finder, a high-definition interactive database of all the Sedona trails and trail data.
Sedona Hiking Favorites
Cathedral Rock, Devil’s Bridge, Soldier Pass, West Fork, Fay Canyon, Boynton Canyon, and Doe Mountain all offer unique and memorable experiences with scenic vistas. Hike Sedona has great descriptions and video for these special locations in Sedona that are considered the Most Popular Trails. In terms of sightseeing, we can also map out customized scenic drives for you—perhaps to include picnic spots, photo-op locations, swimming holes, and so on.
Hikes near or along Oak Creek
West Fork (weather dependent), Huckaby, Baldwin, Crescent Moon at Red Rock Crossing, and Red Rock State Park are wonderful options to get you close to Oak Creek and favorites among many. Red Rock State Park and Crescent Moon both offer casual creekside strolls and scenic picnic areas, with Red Rock Crossing being a symbol of the American Southwest and the most photographed spot in Arizona.
Easy and Moderate Loop Hikes
- Chimney Rock Pass offers a nice 1.4-mile scenic loop from Thunder Mountain Trailhead with minimal elevation gain.
- Big Park Trail is a 1-mile loop near Bell Rock and Courthouse Butte.
- Airport Loop is a 4.3-mile trail close to L’Auberge that circles Airport Mesa. At the trailhead there is a beautiful scenic vista offering great photo opportunities, well known as a prime location to take in the sunrise or sunset.
- Solidier Pass/Brins Mesa Loop is a 5-mile trail offering moderate elevation changes and a variety of landscape features.
Strenuous Hikes in Sedona
- Bear Mountain gives great Red Rock views of the area and is well worth it, even if you do not make it to the top. It offers panoramic views of the region and a good physical challenge throughout.
- North Wilson Mountain Trail brings you to the highest point in Sedona and provides great southbound views of Sedona.
- Sterling Pass to Vultee Arch is an adventurous hike with the opportunity to be atop an impressive natural arch.
- Secret Canyon is a very challenging hike that provides views of Sedona’s most beautiful canyons. The access road is rough, requiring a high-clearance vehicle.