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Sedona – Bell Rock-Courthouse Loop (CI)

Date:Destination:Bell Rock-Courthouse Loop
Level:Casual Intermediate (CI)Area:Sedona
Approx hike distance in miles:4Hike leader:
Low to high elevation gain:N/AHike leader phone:
Accum elevation gain in feet:200Hike leader email:
Departing the trailhead:Please arrive 15 minutes early. & sign in
Recommended gas donation:Please pay the driver.
Unpaved miles:NonePark entry fee per vehicle:Yes, see below
Road conditions:GoodWebsite for reference info:N/A
High clearance vehicle req'd:NoTrailhead GPS coordinates:N/A


Maintained Trail:YesUneven Footing:Yes
Steep Side Drop-offs:NoSteep Trail:
Off Trail (scratchy):NoSlippery Trail Surfaces:No
Use of Hands Required:NoBoulder Hopping:No
Difficulty:ModerateWater Crossings:No
Restrooms at Trailhead:YesGloves Required:No


Special Instructions:

This is a popular loop hike around Bell Rock and Courthouse Butte. This is a great introduction to Red Rock country. Bring water and a snack. This hike requires a parking fee, National Parks Pass or Red Rock Pass.


(All trailhead directions in Sedona start at the “Y”which is the intersection of 179 & 89A). From the “Y”in Sedona, go south on 179. In 6.2 miles turn left into Bell Rock Pathway Vista parking lot. (You will pass a turn for Bell Rock but continue for 1 mile to Bell Rock Pathway Vista).