Red Rock State Park
Red Rock State Park
4.5
State ParksNature & Wildlife Areas
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
Red Rock State Park is a 286 acre nature preserve and environmental education center with stunning scenery. Trails throughout the park wind through manzanita and juniper to reach the rich banks of Oak Creek. Green meadows are framed by native vegetation and hills of red rock. The creek meanders through the park, creating a diverse riparian habitat abounding with plants and wildlife. This riparian habitat provides the setting and the opportunity for the park to offer a focus on environmental education. Red Rock offers a variety of special programs for school groups and private groups. There are a number of daily and weekly park events. The park offers a visitors center, classroom, theater, park store, ramada and hiking trails.
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  • daclausa
    4 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Sedona Week In April
    Beautiful place Unbelievable hikes and scenery. We rented a home through AirBNB. Expensive but shared with a friend couple. The scene is heavily popular..so be aware slow traffic and somewhat crowded trails. If driving in bring plenty of food it is a bit expensive due to high demand. We also drove to Grand Canyon , Meteor Crater, Petrified Forest and Montezuma Castle. All within a two hour radius of Sedona. All in all a great trip. Just have to be patient it’s a extremely popular place to spend a week. But we’ll worth the views and hiking!!
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 21 April 2023
  • terrie a
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Spring break 23
    Hiking to Bell Rock was the highlight of our stay in Sedona. The scenery was breathtaking and there were trails for every level of hiking. We also rented ATVs and the Oak Creek canyon area was stunning as well. Highly recommend a day for each.
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 23 April 2023
  • ksrich
    Linwood, Kansas401 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Comfortable, Scenic Afternoon
    We had over hiked a couple days while in the Sedona area. We were told that Red Rock State Park had some very good, scenic, relatively easy hikes, so we decided to try it. It made for a good, relaxing day, without a lot of muscle strain. The trails were easy to follow, the scenery was very good, and we just outright enjoyed it.
    Visited May 2023
    Written 28 May 2023
  • Kathleen P
    35 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wonderful surprise....
    We heard about Sedona during our road trip ant we added it. What a wonderful place to go...the scenic road , the color of the mountains, the city of Sedona. A place we hoped to return with the rest of the family. A must if you have the chance to go...
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 3 June 2023
  • blumen
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania46 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great option in Sedona
    With only a day to spend in Sedona, we were confused over all the hiking options. We decided to start at Red Rock State Park. Great decision! There were numerous, well-marked hiking trails, many with spectacular views. We also happened upon a guided nature walk which was instructive. Plus there was a visitors center with lots of information. And it was not crowded. Worth the $7 per person entrance fee.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 14 September 2023
  • Barry M
    Memphis, Tennessee283 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Easy hike pays off with magnificent views
    Great hiking area for any fitness level. There are several interlocking trails that very in length. We hike the outer loop of all the trails which was about 5.5-miles. We hiked Bunkhouse to Kiva to Eagles Nest to Coyote Ridge to Apache Fire to Javalina to East Gate and back to Bunkhouse. As you can imagine the trail segments are short and you can access the trails for shorter hikes. The only strenuous part of the loop was going up the back side of Eagles Nest but there are plenty of switchbacks with 300-ft of elevation gain. Great vistas of Cathedral Rock, Three Sisters, and many more rock formations. We saw several mule deer on the hike, stopped and ate lunch enjoying the views of the mountain range, and met only a handful of other hikers on the trail. Gates open at 0800.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 14 October 2023
  • Cheyenne Rae
    50 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Rangers are so kind!
    Me and my friend walked three short trails and saw so much beauty from the rock formations to the river we walked along. The rangers helped identify a lizard I took a photo of and thought me how to recognize it. I appreciated that fully🫶🏼 we also loved all the information that was posted on the trails!
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 9 November 2023
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MKN216
5 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
Honestly it’s nothing amazing if you have done some other hikes. If you are limited on time I would NOT go here. If you have done hikes like Broken Arrow this is really bland and uneventful. There are much better places to visit and see.
Written 19 November 2023
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Cheyenne Rae
50 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Friends
Me and my friend walked three short trails and saw so much beauty from the rock formations to the river we walked along. The rangers helped identify a lizard I took a photo of and thought me how to recognize it. I appreciated that fully🫶🏼 we also loved all the information that was posted on the trails!
Written 9 November 2023
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white4fam
Craig, MO22 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
Loved everything about Sedonna. The scenery was absolutely breathtaking. I would highly recommend Red rock state park.
Written 2 November 2023
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Barry M
Memphis, TN283 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
Great hiking area for any fitness level. There are several interlocking trails that very in length. We hike the outer loop of all the trails which was about 5.5-miles. We hiked Bunkhouse to Kiva to Eagles Nest to Coyote Ridge to Apache Fire to Javalina to East Gate and back to Bunkhouse. As you can imagine the trail segments are short and you can access the trails for shorter hikes. The only strenuous part of the loop was going up the back side of Eagles Nest but there are plenty of switchbacks with 300-ft of elevation gain. Great vistas of Cathedral Rock, Three Sisters, and many more rock formations. We saw several mule deer on the hike, stopped and ate lunch enjoying the views of the mountain range, and met only a handful of other hikers on the trail. Gates open at 0800.
Written 14 October 2023
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montanaJIm
Missoula, MT2,212 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
If you can find it, GPS takes you to a dirt road that ends with a sign "GPS is wrong-private road". Had to get directions and get a paper map. The park does not honor a "red rocks" pass so you have to pay $7 per person. The trails can be confusing as the names change. The scenery is OK but nothing to go back to.
Written 10 October 2023
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blumen
Pittsburgh, PA46 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
With only a day to spend in Sedona, we were confused over all the hiking options. We decided to start at Red Rock State Park. Great decision! There were numerous, well-marked hiking trails, many with spectacular views. We also happened upon a guided nature walk which was instructive. Plus there was a visitors center with lots of information. And it was not crowded. Worth the $7 per person entrance fee.
Written 14 September 2023
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sadiedust
Toms River, NJ111 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Solo
The guide tour was interesting and informative. The hike was easy as it was on paved paths and crushed stone by the river. The views while walking were lovely. The quiet and nature experience was wonderful.
Written 5 September 2023
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Hans
Kwadendamme, The Netherlands2,917 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
The trails are that difficult and long. If you want more hiking, you can do them all. The entrance to the park is 7 p.p. And the visit center is more like a education center which is okay.
Written 15 June 2023
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Kathleen P
35 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Family
We heard about Sedona during our road trip ant we added it. What a wonderful place to go...the scenic road , the color of the mountains, the city of Sedona. A place we hoped to return with the rest of the family. A must if you have the chance to go...
Written 3 June 2023
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frank194433
Roswell, Georgia82 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Friends
The park has nothing special to offer. It cost $7 per person to enter.. the day we visited, a big tree fell on bridge, there is no red rock to see
Written 30 May 2023
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