The colorful collection of buttes, pinnacles, mesas and canyons surrounding Sedona is famous the world around for its red rock vistas. Over the years, this area has served as the setting of many western novels and movies and has been the subject of uncounted paintings, photographs and other works of art. The remains of ancient wetlands, these crimson cliffs have been carved by the forces of the desert into one of nature's most magnificent masterpieces.
No matter what you do in Red Rock Country, you're always sightseeing. Ways to get even closer to all this scenery include: hiking, horseback riding, taking a scenic drive, sliding down a natural waterslide, picnicking, camping, taking lots of photos and fishing in Oak Creek. The Red Rock District includes some 160,000 acres of magnificent splendor. Some areas require a pass to park, so be sure to check out the information about our Red Rock Pass Program.
Get the Red Rock Country Recreation Maps and the Red Rock Recreation Guide (PDF).
Recreation Activities for the Red Rock District shown in tables:
Proposed changes to the Red Rock Pass Program:
Comments are open through Jaunary 1, 2016 on proposed changes to the Red Rock Pass Program. For the full proposal, details, maps, and frequently asked questions and answers (FAQs), visit the Red Rock Pass Program Proposal
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