A.B. Young Trail: This is a long and steep trail and is the only trail up the west wall of Upper Oak Creek Canyon. To get to the trail you will need to bolder hop or wade across the stream at Bootlegger Campground. The trail climbs 1600 feet in 1.6 miles with over 33 switchbacks to the rim of Oak Creek Canyon. At the top the trail enters the shade of ponderosa pines.
Lengh: 4.8 miles total Season: All Year GPS: 34° 58.199′ N; 111° 45.075′ W
Apache Maid Trail: This trail skirts the rim of Wet Beaver Creek Canyon, one of the scenic red rock gorges that cut the southern rim of the Colorado Plateau. The trail starts at the mouth of the canyon and continues up this picturesque drainage, offering glimpses of the clear, cool stream, until it branches off from the Bell Trail to climb the canyon's north wall. The trail's end is near the lookout tower on Apache Maid Mountain.
Length: 13 miles one way Season: April - November GPS: 34° 40.450′ N; 111° 42.812′ W
Bear Mountain: This is a strenuous trail not suited for many hikers. It is in the desert sun with no water along the trail. The hike is a five mile round trip with a vertical climb of 1800 feet. If you decide to take this trail you need to leave early in the morning and plan for an all day hike. Walking sticks are recommended on this hike.
Length: 2.4 miles one way Season: All Year GPS: 34° 53.612′ N; 111° 51.943′ W
Bell Trail: This trail is the only developed route into Wet Beaver Creek Canyon. It is a very popular trail with hikers and anglers who come to enjoy the solitude and other rewards offered by a clear cool stream flowing through a scenic desert canyon. For the most part, the trail follows a route along a bench well above the streambed. A number of side trails, however, lead down to the stream and indicate the location of good swimming holes or popular fishing spots.
Length: 11 miles one way Season: All Year GPS: N34° 40' 26.2914", W-111° 42' 49.968"
Casner Mountain Trail: The trail begins in high desert vegetation and switchbacks up the side of Casner Mountain. Once on top of the mesa, pinyon/juniper with open grasslands are the norm. The ascent is very strenuous and accounts for about 2 miles of the total length. However, once on top the hike is really quite easy to moderate.
Length: 7 miles one way Season: All Year GPS: 34° 55.133′ N; 111° 58.743′ W
Cathedral Rock Trail: This trail provides an exciting but hard climb to a saddle between two major clusters of spires near the top of Cathedral rock. The views from there are superb. There are some perfectly placed rocks, made to order for sitting, viewing and meditating. This is one of Sedona's Vortex sites and is a short drive from our Sedona Boutique hotel.
Length: .7 miles Season: All Year GPS:34°49.506′ N; 111° 47.323′ W
Munds Wagon: This is a scenic trail takes you up Schnebly Hill following portions of the old wagon road. It is well-marked, mostly moderate in grade and offering occasional shade from Arizona cypress over its entire length. From this trail you can see the famous "Kissing Rock".
Length: 4 miles one way Season: All year GPS: 34° 52.003′ N; 111° 44.919′ W
Secret Canyon/David Miller/Bear Sign Loop: This scenic trail links the Secret Canyon Trail to the Bear Sign Trail for a loop hike in some of Sedona's wildest and most beautiful and varied backcountry. During the spring there are lots of wildflowers. This trail is within easy driving distance of our Sedona Boutique Hotel
Length: 6.2 mile loop Season: All year GPS: 30° 55.805′ North; 111° 48.409′ West
Sterling Pass Trail: This trail leads over a high saddle from Oak Creek Canyon into nearby and very scenic Sterling canyon. The climb is steep and a good workout. Dwarf canyon maples are plentiful here and turn scarlet and peach in the fall making this a great place to enjoy the most colorful of seasons. If you hike down the other side into Sterling canyon for about a mile you can pick up the Vultee Arch trail and it is only .1 mile to see the arch.
Length: 2.4 miles Season: April - November
Wilson Mountain North: This trail is located just North of Sedona and climbs Wilson's North face. After a hard climb you top out on a flank of Wilson called First Bench where there are great views. At 2.2 miles you intersect the Wilson Mountain South trail coming up from Midgley Bridge.
Length: 4.4 miles total Season: All year GPS: 34° 55.544′ North; 111° 44.112′ West
Wilson Mountain South: This popular hike starts at Midgley Bridge, north of Sedona and goes up Wilson Mountain to the highest point in the area The trail then crosses the mountain top to a wonderful lookout point.
Length: 5.5 miles one way Season: All Year GPS:34° 53.164′ N; 111° 44.504′ W