Big Park Trails

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

A short offshoot of the Courthouse Butte Loop Trail, popular with bicycle enthusiasts. Park in the south Bell Rock Pathway parking area. Take trail east a short distance to the Big Park Trail (see map below).

Rating: Moderate

Note:

  • Horses are prohibited on Bell Rock Pathway.

Download trail guide for full details [PDF]

At a Glance

Permit Info:
 
Open Season: Year-round
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Busiest Season: Summer
Restroom: Vault-type toilet at trailheads
Passes: Red Rock Pass or America the Beautiful Pass required.
Operated By: Red Rock District - 928-203-2900

General Information

Directions:

Location: 38 miles south of Flagstaff in scenic Red Rock Country.

Access: From the junction of Routes 89A and 179 in Sedona, take 179 south 6.5 miles to a short roadway on the left marked for Bell Rock Vista, milepost 307.1.

GPS (Map): 34°47'27.9"N 111°45'46.5"W

Maps

  • Red Rock Country Maps: Download Red Rock Country trail maps and find other Sedona recreation resources. See the Sedona Southeast map for this trail.
  • The Digital Travel Map Whether you're driving, hiking, riding, or exploring, you will find this full-color, GPS-enabled map a handy reference to have on your mobile device. The map show trails, recreation sites, major landmarks, and forest roads.
  • Forest Service Topo Map (FSTopo Geo-enable PDF)

Courthouse Loop and Big Park Trails Recreation Guide: more information on the Courthouse Butte Loop and Big Park Trails. It includes a topo map segment and a diagram of the trail profile.

 

Click map thumbnail for a larger view.

Map showing location of the Bell Rock Pathway

 


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities


Bicycling

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Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking Skill Rating: Intermediate (source: Cosmic Ray's Arizona Mountain Bike Guide)

See Bicycle Restriction: Red Rock Country under Forest Orders for information about off-trail biking and permitted slickrock areas in the Sedona area.


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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
1.0 miles

  Latitude : 
34.791083

  Longitude : 
-111.76293

  Elevation : 
4188 at trailhead

 



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