Courthouse Vista

Area Status: Open
Courthouse Butte
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Courthouse Vista is the trailhead for Courthouse Butte Loop, Bell Rock, and Bell Rock Pathway trails. These trails access Llama, Templeton, HT and Big Park trails in the immediate area.

In addition there are scenic vistas of Courthouse Butte, Bell Rock, Castle Rock, Lee and Munds mountains and the Red Rock Cliffs and Canyons along the Mogollon Rim.

It has paved parking, accessible vault-type toilets, a pass vending machine and a kiosk full of information about the area.

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At a Glance

Usage: Medium-Heavy
Busiest Season: Summer
Closest Towns: Village of Oak Creek, AZ, and Sedona, AZ
Water: No
Restroom: Yes, accessible
Operated By: Red Rock District 928-203-2900

General Information


Location: 37 miles south of Flagstaff in scenic Red Rock Country.

GPS (Map): 34°48'21.3"N 111°45'59.4"W

Access: From the junction of Routes 89A and 179 in Sedona, take 179 south 5.2 miles to a left turn lane marked for Courthouse Vista, milepost 308.2. Turn left, then across the northbound lane to the traihead on the east side of the road.


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Map showing location of the Bell Rock Pathway

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Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


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