This is the most up-to-date Sedona hiking guide available. The Sedona hiking trail system is constantly changing. Other Sedona hiking guides books are printed in China which can result in long delays in incorporating changes, we keep Great Sedona Hikes Revised Fourth Edition up-to-date
by constantly hiking the trails and updating our book. We quickly make necessary revisions to the trail maps and descriptions so you are assured of having the most up-to-date information on the trails. For example, updates were incorporated in October 2016.
This Fourth Edition is a complete update and expansion of Great Sedona Hikes, Third Edition. We've added several new trails just recently opened by the Forest Service. It now includes 65 of Sedona's greatest hikes
and includes many new photos, updated trail descriptions, more-detailed maps including cumulative ascent data and trail elevation profiles. It includes estimated hiking times and trail popularity for each of the 65 included hikes.
Why settle for only 10 Top hikes? Our Top 15 Favorite Sedona Hikes
are featured among the best 65 hikes in the Sedona area. The trails are organized by level of difficulty (easy, easy to moderate, moderate, hard). The trails are also organized by feature:
suggestions for loop hikes
- trails suitable for hiking after a rainstorm
- trails that provide shade for summer hiking
- trails that lead to vortexes
- trails near water
- and trails leading to arches
This organization and directions to the trail heads are easy to understand to help you choose the perfect hike for your Sedona adventure.
Great Sedona Hikes, Revised Fourth Edition contains specific directions and mileage to the trailheads, comprehensive trail descriptions complete with GPS waypoints, and colorful commentary about 65 of the most striking trails, including many trails not found in any other hiking guides. The individual trail maps are based on actual GPS “tracks." For those who new to hiking, we have included hiking tips, Sedona weather information, sunrise/sunset data, and parking pass requirements to help you plan your hikes.
The authors are Sedona residents who have hiked these trails multiple times along with other good trails that didn't make the cut for inclusion among the 65 Great Sedona Hikes. When you are in Sedona, we invite you to contact us
at firstname.lastname@example.org and perhaps go on a hike together.
For your maximum enjoyment and safety, be sure to carry an up-to-date hiking guide while on the trails -- Great Sedona Hikes, Revised Fourth Edition.