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Sedona Red Rock Ranger District Trail System

Trail Maintenance Priority Area #10




  • Coconino National Forest, Arizona


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400 miles of trails provide a wide diversity of experiences for people who visit the Red Rock Ranger District on the Coconino National Forest. Visitors can day hike, backpack, horseback ride, mountain bike, and ride motorized single-track trails in the cooler months and streamside hike in the heat of the summer. These well-loved trails are in need of substantial trail maintenance to address a backlog of trail erosion caused by recent wildfires and to protect sensitive and listed species habitat and the high occurrence of archeological sites.

With the priority area focus, the district and local partners are addressing public access—particularly for nearby rural communities, resource protection, and improved visitor safety.

Download a map of the trail maintenance priority area (PDF)

Example Trail Maintenance Needs

  • Remove hazard trees and logs over the trail
  • Remove overgrown brush
  • Repair and replace drainage structures
  • Complete trail reconstruction and reroutes
  • Restore and replace trail signs and reassurance markers
  • Redesign and reprint trail maps
  • Restore and replace interpretive signing
  • Improve community public access

Our Partners

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Partners supporting this priority area include: 

  • City of Sedona
  • Sedona Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau
  • Sedona Red Rock Trail Fund
  • Arizona Community Foundation
  • Yavapai County
  • Coconino County
  • Arizona State Parks
  • Town of Camp Verde
  • Verde Valley Cyclists Coalition
  • Coconino Trail Riders
  • Beaver Creek Trails Coalition       
  • Sedona Westerners
  • Friends of the Forest
  • Sedona Mountain Bike Patrol
  • Keep Sedona Beautiful
  • Big Park Regional Coordinating Council
  • Arizona Wilderness Coalition
  • Arizona BLM Field School
  • Yavapai County Corrections Crew
  • Arizona Conservation Corps
  • American Conservation Experience
  • Over two dozen local businesses

Learn More & Get involved!

To know more about trail maintenance efforts in this priority area, contact:

Adam Barnett, District Recreation Manager
Phone: (928) 203-7529