Clarkdale, Arizona

Top Spots in and near Clarkdale

  • Clarkdale, Arizona

    Hike the Tuzigoot Trail

    4.5
    0.5 mi / 55 ft gain
    Spend a couple of hours to discover the incredible legacy of an ancient people at Tuzigoot National Monument.  Start at the Visitor Center, then take a self-guided, half mile loop trail that will lead around and through an incredible 110 room pueblo. The large building was home to the Sinagua peo...
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  • Sedona, Arizona

    Robbers Roost

    5.0
    0.95 mi / 148 ft gain
    The hike begins on the eastern side of the parking area. It is only a half mile hike but the views are amazing. Hike through the beautiful Sedona landscape of red rock and juniper before finding your way to this breathtaking cliff side view! Feel free to explore more of the mountain and find othe...
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  • Sedona, Arizona

    Hike the Cockscomb Trail

    1.5 mi / 330 ft gain
    This is a wonderful less traveled trail that is fairly easy hiking, at least until you reach the base of the Cockscomb. It does not have much shade. I recommend hiking this trail late afternoon into sunset as the trail weaves between Doe Mountain and the Cockscomb on the west side. The setting su...
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  • Sedona, Arizona

    Hiking Kisva Trail in Red Rocks State Park

    4.0
    1.3 mi / 62 ft gain
    This easy hike features a lovely creek and the beautiful red rocks of Sedona! This is a flat, shady, 1.3 mi hike and follows Oak Creek for a portion.  Beautiful spots to stop and have a picnic or just relax and watch the birds.  Lots of signage, and great to do with kids of all ages. If you’r...
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  • Sedona, Arizona

    Hike to Bear Mountain

    5.0
    6 mi / 2000 ft gain
    Bear Mountain is one of the more difficult hikes in Sedona but has very easy access. There is a parking area between Doe Mountain and Bear Mountain. The trailhead is across the street and the initial approach is very flat. The red rock bluff you first see on the approach is only part of B...
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  • Sedona, Arizona

    4X4 to Honanki Heritage Site

    5.0
    One of Sedona’s best and most scenic drives, that happens to also lead to Native American ruins, has to be Loy Butte Road (FR-525). This route also forms the eastern half of the famous Outlaw 4×4 Jeep Trail. The road is very rough in places, especially during the latter part of the drive. The roa...
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  • Sedona, Arizona

    Hike Doe Mountain

    5.0
    1.4 mi / 400 ft gain
    The trail begins almost immediately with some gradual switchbacks that climb up the mesa at a moderate incline. As you climb you will come to a trail junction with the Aerie trail about .3 in. At this junction just make sure to stay on the trail marked towards Doe Mountain and not on the Aerie tr...
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  • Sedona, Arizona

    Doe Mountain Trail

    1.49 mi / 446 ft gain
    Doe Mountain Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Sedona, Arizona.
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  • Sedona, Arizona

    Fay Canyon Trail

    3.8
    2.56 mi / 666 ft gain
    Located on the outskirts of Sedona's main attractions, Fay Canyon is a hidden gem. The Fay Canyon Trail is an easy, scenic hike that takes you through this lesser-known Sedona canyon. You won't see majestic open views like those of Bell Rock, but you will find gorgeous views, without the crowds. ...
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  • Sedona, Arizona

    Fay Canyon Arch

    4.5
    1.5 mi / 361 ft gain
    ...The hike through Fay Canyon goes 1.25 miles to Box Canyon and is rated easy to moderate. To see Fay Canyon Arch though is a much shorter hike. From Boynton Pass Rd, park at Fay Canyon parking lot. The parking lot offers restrooms and a few picnic tables to relax at. The start of the trail is d...
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  • Sedona, Arizona

    Hike the Baldwin Trail

    3.3 mi / 105 ft gain
    As with most areas in Sedona, you will need to have purchased a Red Rock Pass to park at the trailhead, which is located just south of Verde Valley Road. The trailhead, starting at an elevation of 3,950 feet, is well marked and the trail is defined. You have an option to either hike clockwise or ...
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  • Sedona, Arizona

    Explore Crescent Moon Ranch

    Crescent Moon Ranch was established in the 1880's, and now serves as a day use facility for the U.S. Forest Service. It lies on Oak Creek directly below Cathedral Rock, one of the most iconic towering monuments in Sedona. The ranch is beautiful, and is popular for picnic's, swimming, hiking, and ...
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  • Sedona, Arizona

    Hike the Oak Creek Trail

    4.5
    1.1 mi / 26 ft gain
    Great, short hike in Red Rock Crossing. Make sure to check out the hundreds of cairns at Buddha Beach. Beautiful views of Cathedral Rock.  Lots of places to relax and have lunch, with picnic tables near the parking lot.  Lots of parking, good amount of shade down near the creek.   Good for all sk...
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  • Sedona, Arizona

    Hike or Bike Secret Slickrock Trail

    5.0
    0.8 mi / 107 ft gain
    Wanting a short and sweet sunset or sunrise spot in Sedona away from some of the crowds? This easily accessible trail is great for people wanting picnics, a quick photography spot (we saw a couple from their wedding doing a photo shoot here), and a cool spot to watch the sun rise or set with the ...
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  • Sedona, Arizona

    Hike the Boynton Canyon Trail

    5.0
    6 mi
    This is my favorite trail in all of Sedona. The trail head is at the end of Boynton Canyon rd near the entrance of Enchanted Spa and Resort. The trail goes along the property of Enchanted Spa for about 1 mile. This is the rockiest part of the trail as you pass by a large cliff.Soon after leaving ...
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  • Sedona, Arizona

    Cathedral Rock

    4.9
    1.7 mi / 925 ft gain
    Cathedral Rock is one of the most popular landmarks in Arizona. This amazing rock formation is located in Sedona, Arizona. The hike is steep and requires a bit of climbing in some spots. The 1.5 miles roundtrip is pretty strenuous, leading you up a moderately steep incline, but well worth the re...
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Camping and Lodging in Clarkdale

Playground Group
Cottonwood, Arizona

Playground Group

Potato Patch Campground
Cottonwood, Arizona

Potato Patch Campground

Crescent Moon
Sedona, Arizona

Crescent Moon

Crescent Moon Ranch (Az)
Sedona, Arizona

Crescent Moon Ranch (Az)

Chavez Crossing
Sedona, Arizona

Chavez Crossing

Fernow Cabin
Sedona, Arizona

Fernow Cabin

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