Outdoor activities in Sedona - Hiking, biking, and more

Outdoor activities in Sedona

Sedona is a paradise for the do-it-yourself outdoor adventurer. The sheer awe of the scenery here is enough to encourage anyone to want to jump out of their car and go exploring. There are great outdoor activities in Sedona for all ages, and all types of people.

Read on to learn more about some of our guests’ favorite activities and get some local advice about everything Sedona has to offer.

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Trail and mountain biking

Visit our local
bike shop

Over the Edge Sports is an excellent bike shop located just down the street from us. They’ll have everything you need to hit the trails or the road.

Ride the red rocks

Mountain biking in Sedona has always been one of our most popular activities. We are lucky to have some of the best trails in the country right outside our back door—mountain bikers can ride straight from our hotel to access great trails.

Our owner is actually an avid mountain biker, and our staff is happy to help you choose a trail or road that suits your style, so feel free to ask us any questions. If you bring your own gear, we have an area to hose your bike down and wash up in our on-premise park.

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Gear up at
The Hike House

Get ready for your Sedona hiking experience at The Hike House. This shop offers trail apparel and footwear, guided hiking adventures, hiking clinics, and the Energy Café.

Discover our extraordinary trails on foot

Sedona, with its red rock buttes, sandstone cliffs, and towering mesas, is well-known for its desert beauty and sacred sites that you can walk to. Here at Sedona Real, we’re right next to lots of hiking trails with different terrains, degrees of difficulty, and natural wonders to discover along the way.

We can help suggest trails and give you directions, but you can also download the Sedona Hiking app for your phone to gain an even greater understanding of everything you’ll see on the trails.

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All-terrain vehicles

Local rental companies

Sedona ATV & Buggy Rental
(888) 204-0045

Barlow Adventures
(928) 282-8700

Sedona ATV Rentals
(855) 457-4555

Start your own 4×4 adventure

If you’re the adventurous type, there are lots of companies in town that will rent you a four-wheel-drive vehicle or ATV. Most places will help you out by giving you directions and easy-to-follow trail maps for your off-road adventure.

There are many rental shops to choose from, so it’s best to ask our concierge to help send you to the right place based off what type of vehicle you’re looking for.

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Scenic vistas

Explore unmatched scenery

When you’re in Sedona, beautiful scenery surrounds you in every direction. Of course, there are some places that will take your breath away even more than others. We encourage everyone to drive the Red Rock Loop, and make their way through Oak Creek Canyon to see as much beautiful scenery as possible. For more information about the best views, stop by our front desk and we’ll show you where to go.

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Native American landmarks

Here, history is everywhere

The temperate Sedona weather and beautiful scenery inspired people to settle this land thousands of years ago; in fact numerous Native American tribes have inhabited the area throughout history. In fact many ruins still exist today bearing evidence of people who once called this place home. A quick stop at our concierge desk will help point you in the right direction of the historical sites you’d most like to see.

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Slide Rock State Park

Things to know about Slide Rock

Admission is $10 per vehicle

Parking fills up fast in summer

Pets are not allowed in the swim area

Make a splash

Slide Rock State Park in Oak Creek Canyon is one of Arizona’s most popular destinations. In the summer, people flock to this unique park to take a refreshing dip in the stream, slide down the slippery rocks, and have picnics.

If Slide Rock is too packed, you can always check out Grasshopper Point & Crescent Moon Ranch, or jump in our own sparkling swimming pool or spa.

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Golfing in Sedona

Nearby golf courses

Sedona Golf Resort | 10.6 miles away
(877) 733-9887

Verde Santa Fe Golf Club | 14.9 miles away
(928) 634-5454

Oakcreek Country Club | 10.3 miles away
(888) 703-9489

Play a round in spectacular scenery

With its warm climate and beautiful vistas of the area’s iconic red rocks, golfing in Sedona is ideal year-round. Many golf courses in Sedona feature not only beautifully maintained grounds, but also putting and chipping greens, driving ranges and golf lessons, and clubhouses that serve refreshing beverages and fantastic food.

If you need some help picking a course or setting up a tee time, just ask at our concierge.

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