Red Rock Ranger District

  

Red Rock Crossing at Crescent Moon with Cathedral Rock in background

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.

Red Rock Country - Recreation Guide to Your National Forest (.pdf)

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Passes: Some areas require a Red Rock Pass.

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Camping & Cabins

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Fishing

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Day Hiking

Areas for Day Hiking at Red Rock Ranger District


Horse Riding & Camping

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Nature Viewing

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OHV Riding & Camping

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Picnicking

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Scenic Driving

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
34.8696
  Longitude : 
-111.7639