The city is a gateway to some of Arizona's most spectacular scenery, which is more colorful than you might think. Picture burnt red rocks, bright blue sky, and green shrubs clinging to the edges of cliff faces. Exploring on foot is one of the best ways to see these stunning landscapes.
And the best part? There are hiking trails for everyone. Yes, that means you.
Hardcore trekking enthusiasts can join epic trails that wind for miles through the Coconino National Forest. The more difficult trails can involve steep climbs, but they lead to spectacular views.
If you want a more gentle option, head to Sedona's Visitor Center for information on easier local trails. You can wander along the edges of shaded rivers or make your way to fascinating archaeological sites.
We've highlighted three of the most popular locations for hiking in the Sedona area.