Specialty Hiking in Sedona
Experience the natural beauty of Sedona with a guided private, group or individual hike through some of the most stunning terrain in the country. Enjoy easy access to many trails as Boynton Canyon is located just outside of your door. Enchantment Resort is pleased to assist you in choosing the right hike that’s fit for your skill level and interest. Please call our Adventure Advisors at (928) 203-8407 or reserve a hike online.
Enchantment Resort operates under permit by the Coconino National Forest.
Enchantment Resort Daily Hiking Tours
Boynton Canyon Vortex Hike
Hike from Enchantment Resort to one of the legendary energy centers in Sedona, located right on your doorstep in Boynton Canyon. Hike along a moderate trail, learn about the vortex phenomenon, and experience this area’s balancing energetic patterns through a guided meditation. Ages 10+.
Cathedral Rock Vortex Experience
Drive with us from Enchantment Resort past some of Sedona’s most iconic rock formations to one of the area’s world-famous energy centers. Hike along a moderate trail, learn about vortex energies, and experience the area’s predominantly female energetic patterns through a guided meditation. Ages 10+.
Hike the Red Rocks (most popular)
Join one of Enchantment Resort’s expert hiking guides on our daily morning group hike. Explore Sedona’s most scenic trails and enjoy breathtaking views along the way as your guide teaches you about the indigenous plants and native animals in the area. This experience is great for anyone ages 10 and over. Your experience includes an expert hiking guide certified in first aid and CPR, bottled water, waist pack and hiking pole.
Sunset Hike the Red Rocks
Follow your guide and experience the brilliant colors of Sedona´s red rocks at sunset. Enjoy the views and focus on your souvenir photos while your guide helps navigate the trails. Along the way, your guide will teach you about the indigenous plants, native animals and a few geological highlights! This experience is great for anyone ages 10 and over. Includes a expert hiking guide certified in first aid and CPR, bottled water, waist pack and hiking pole.
Table Top Vortex Experience
Drive with us from Enchantment Resort to mythical Table Top Vortex to enjoy expansive views and encounter this area’s special energy. This activity includes moderate hiking, some portions of which are along ledges, and a guided meditation to connect you to the masculine energy which prevails here. Ages 10+
Hiking Guides’ Top Picks
Bird Watching Hike
Join a local Audubon Society member and avid birder for a relaxed hike through a lush riparian area along Oak Creek or on one of our local hiking trails using birding binoculars. Learn about the resident and migrant species in the area.
Boynton Canyon Vortex Hike
Hike from Enchantment Resort to one of the legendary energy centers in Sedona, located right on your doorstep in Boynton Canyon. Hike along a moderate trail, learn about the vortex phenomenon, and experience this area ́s balancing energetic patterns through a guided meditation.
Boynton Canyon Yoga Hike
Enjoy the scenic beauty and special energy of Boynton Canyon, right on your doorstep. Hike along a moderate trail, followed by 45 minutes of outdoor yoga.
Full Moon Hike
Begin this fabulous hike along moderate trails just before sunset and watch as the moon rises over the Red Rocks. Hike back at twilight and under the moon’s glow – head lamps, flashlights and hiking poles are provided. This hike departs on the day before the full moon and/or on the full moon.
The Challenge Series
Bear Mountain/Wilson Mountain/The Hangover Experience
Enjoy some of the most expansive views of Sedona on one of these spectacular half-day hikes – the crème de la crème of Sedona hiking! These excursions include strenuous hiking with 1000 – 2500 feet of elevation change and are not advisable for those afraid of heights. Ages 14+.
Get your heart pumping for up to five miles of vigorous hiking along beautiful Red Rock trails – no need for the gym after this hike! Ages 10+.
Sunrise Hike the Red Rocks
Rise with the sun and experience Sedona’s most breathtaking views in the early morning light. Enjoy the quiet and solitude of daybreak along a moderate trail. Ages 10+.
Sunrise Jaunt & Java
Rise with the sun and experience one of Sedona’s most breathtaking views in the gorgeous early- morning light after a short, steep hike up Table Top Mountain near Sedona Airport. We’ll stop at our local Starbucks for a morning pick-me-up, included in the price, on the way back to the Resort. Ages 10+.
Improve your fitness level during this intermediate level run along Sedona’s scenic hiking trails. Up to five miles will leave you breathless! Running shoes required. Ages 10+.
Educational & Spiritual Excursions
Archaeological Ruins Hike
Explore the history of the Sinagua culture that inhabited Boynton Canyon from about 650 to 1300 A.D. View ancient cliff dwellings through binoculars and learn about the use of plants, animals, and weather patterns for survival in this high desert environment.
Bird Walk at Resort
Join an Audubon Society expert birder for a gentle stroll through Resort grounds to observe, listen for and identify the many bird species present, using birding binoculars. The unique ecosystem and varied habitat attract a variety of neotropical migrants and year-round residents.
Native American Teachings Hike
Our Native American hiking guide will take you on a beautiful local trail outside the Resort where he will share the traditions of the Apache, as well as their use of plants for food and medicine and their honoring of the natural world. The Red Rocks will come alive for you in a whole new way!
Spirituality & Science Hike
These fascinating hikes along lovely moderate trails bring together the eye of science – facts about the surrounding rocks, plants and animals – with the eye of the heart to experience a deeper connection with nature.
Tibetan Buddhist Stupa Hike
Stupas are one of the oldest forms of sacred architecture on the planet, and although they are very rare in the Western world, Sedona is home to one. Join us on a visit to this stupa, experience a traditional meditation and make an auspicious offering, followed by a hike near Chimney Rock along moderate trails.
The Best of Sedona Hikes
Devil’s Kitchen Hike
The Devil’s Kitchen is Sedona’s largest sinkhole – a stunning feature in the landscape that we explore on a moderate hike with fabulous views of Coffee Pot Rock, Munds Mountain Range and Wilson Mountain.
Hiking Under the Stars
Hike beneath the Milky Way’s sparkling band to view the star-lit and moon-lit cliffs of Sedona! Experience our stunning night skies on this unforgettable hike after dark along a moderate trail.
Learn about the people who founded and made Sedona famous on this wonderful little history tour and short hike. You will visit significant locations around the area as your guide shares stories of the late 19th and early 20th century.
Sedona History and Geology Hike
Join us on a hike that spans more than 300 million years! The fascinating and colorful history of the Sedona area – from ancient seabeds to the rise of the Colorado Plateau, from the Sinaguan culture to the American pioneers – will come to life on this moderate scenic hike.
Table Top Vortext Experience
Drive with us from Enchantment Resort to mythical Table Top Vortex to enjoy expansive views and encounter this area’s special energy. This activity includes more vigorous hiking and a guided meditation to connect you to the masculine energy which prevails here.
Enchantment Resort Guides
Enchantment Resort is home to some of the most skillfully trained hiking guides in the country. Our expert hiking guides lead you beneath soaring sandstone cliffs or through high desert pinyon and juniper forests on memorable trails that will take your breath away.Meet the Guides