Cathedral rock Sedona, AZ

Best place to photograph Sedona’s Cathedral Rock formation: Crescent Moon Picnic Site

If you want to experience the iconic views of Sedona’s Cathedral Rock formation, head to Crescent Moon Picnic Area.

Devil's Kitchen Sinkhole

Hike the back way to Soldiers Pass in Sedona on Cibola Pass Trail from Jordan Trailhead

If you’re looking to experience Soldiers Pass in Sedona, and want to avoid the well-known hassles of accessing the Soldiers Pass Trailhead, consider starting at Jordan Road trailhead and hiking Cibola Pass and Jordan Trail to Devil’s Kitchen sinkhole.

Fay Canyon red rocks

It’s hard to beat Sedona’s Fay Canyon Trail for variety and views

Few trails in the Sedona area offer as much variety with spectacular views of the famous red rock formations as Fay Canyon Trail. And it’s only about a mile long.

Mescal Mountain viewed from Aerie Trail

Magnificent views await you on Aerie Trail from Fay Canyon to Doe Mountain in Sedona

Aerie Trail starts out on a flat section of high desert near Sedona and leads up several switchbacks and traverses around the northern side of Doe Mountain.

Thunder Mountain and Coffee Pot Rock

Hike Airport Mesa Loop for 360-degree views of Sedona’s spectacular red rock formations

Airport Mesa Loop Trail is relatively short hike with easy access to spectacular views of some of Sedona’s most notable rock formations.

Teacup Trail Sign

Tea Cup Trail is like a secret path to Soldiers Pass in Sedona

When the main Soldiers Pass trailhead parking lot is full or closed, Teacup Trail is a secret path to access one of Sedona’s most popular trails.

Cathedral rock Sedona, AZ

Conquer the short, steep Cathedral Rock Trail in Sedona for spectacular views of red rock landscape

Cathedral Rock Trail in Sedona isn’t long, but it’s steep. It’s a challenge getting to the top of the trail, and the views are so worth it.

Arizona Sycamore tree with unusual hole in its trunk

Sedona: Land of mysterious red rocks, vortexes, aliens and this peculiar Arizona Sycamore tree

Sedona is well known for mysterious sightings and happenings: Red rock formations, vortexes and alien encounters for example. Add this peculiar Arizona Sycamore tree to the list.

Kachina rock formation guards the Boynton Canyon vortex in Sedona

While on a hike in Sedona, Charles Golson caught this spectacular image of a rock formation bearing a resemblance to a Kachina woman.

Colorful leaves on mossy log

Fall color explodes on Oak Creek West Fork Trail in Sedona

A stroll up Oak Creek’s west fork offers one of the best hiking experiences in Sedona – an area already known as a hiker’s paradise. Steep canyon walls and shade trees make this a perfect trail if you’re looking to avoid the heat of the Arizona sun.