The Top 10 Sedona Hiking Trails You Need to Explore

There’s no better way to see the sheer beauty of Red Rock country than on foot. You’ll find plenty of hiking trails in Sedona that highlight the stunning vistas and canyons of our area. So, lace up your hiking boots and get ready to hit the trail! Sedona’s great outdoors await you!

Discover the Best Sedona Hiking Trails

West Fork Trail

The West Fork Trail is one of the most iconic hiking trails in Sedona. You will encounter towering rock formations, the babbling waters of West Fork Creek, and plenty of shade from the desert sun. It’s about a seven-mile hike, so be sure to pack some water and snacks, especially during the summer! Also, be sure to arrive early, as the small parking lot fills up quickly!

Devil’s Bridge Trail

This trail gets its name from the unique rock bridge formed over a gorgeous Red Rock gorge. This 4.2-mile out-and-back trail is one of the most popular hikes in the area, so anticipate sharing it with other hikers, bikers, and Jeep tours.

Soldiers Pass Trail

The Soldiers Pass Trail is home to the Devin’s Kitchen Sinkhole and the Seven Sacred Pools, which is a sacred site for the local indigenous population. This four-mile loop has a small parking lot with room for only about 10 cars, so arrive early if you want a spot! 

Boynton Canyon Trail

The Boynton Canyon Trail leads you through majestic forests surrounded by towering Red Rock walls that provide a stunning look into the natural beauty of Sedona. The Boynton Vista Trail also leads to a nearby energy vortex. 

Cathedral Trail

If you want to soak in panoramic views of iconic Red Rock sights like Bell Rock, Courthouse Butte, and Mogollon Rim, take a hike on the Cathedral Trail. You’ll also find one of Sedona’s most popular energy vortexes. If you only have time for one hiking trail in Sedona, make sure this one is on your list.

Fay Canyon Trail

The scenic hike through Fay Canyon affords visitors a chance to enjoy an easy, shade walk through a beautiful forest. The 2.4-mile trail ends at a towering rock formation that’s well worth the trek.

Bell Rock Loop

Bell Rock is one of the most iconic rock formations in Sedona, and a hike through the area is a must during your visit. This trail is easy and accessible for all ages and levels of experience, making it a great daytime activity for the entire family!

Doe Mountain Trail

Doe Mountain Trail is a short mile-long hike featuring outstanding views. The steady ascent is among the best hikes in Sedona and offers guests a serene spot to take in the one-of-a-kind nature of the area.

Airport Mesa Trail

The Airport Mesa Trail provides a fantastic view of Sedona at the end of this 3.5-mile journey. Some parts of the trail have drop-offs, so be extra careful if you have children with you.

Bear Mountain Trail

Experienced hikers will love the 4.2-mile trek on the scenic Bear Mountain Trail. You’ll gain an elevation of almost 2,000 feet during the trip, but the incredible 360-degree views are well worth the effort.

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