6.8 miles
Distance
501 ft
Climb
-543 ft
Descent
4,388 ft
High Point

This is an incredibly popular multi use trail and has loads of hikers/walkers. It is best to avoid riding on this trail during busy times as your ride will be less fun due to heavy hiking/walking traffic. Remember to give hikers the right of way.

The Bell Rock Path is really the only true green beginner ride in Sedona. It is essentially a wide walking path that cruises the valley floor through some incredible scenery and passes both the Cathedral and Bell Rock Votex's.

Detailed Description
Bell Rock Path is a 7 mile popular easy route located near Sedona Arizona. This hike primary route can be used both directions and has a easy overall physical rating. This route includes 3 trails. This route climbs 501 ft with a max elevation of 4,388 ft then descends -543 ft.
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18 Reviews & Comments

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Rider51 (Jan 3, 2022 at 21:41)
Nice, flowy, true green trail. Very good for beginners, plenty wide, with few rocks or obstacles, and those can be easily avoided. Heavy use, often by hikers, some with dogs. So be careful, and respectful as you pass. Excellent condition a few days after an early January snowstorm.
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Rider51 (Jan 3, 2022 at 21:41)
Nice, flowy, true green trail. Very good for beginners, plenty wide, with few rocks or obstacles, and those can be easily avoided. Heavy use, often by hikers, some with dogs. So be careful, and respectful as you pass. Excellent condition a few days after an early January snowstorm.
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Ampfrog (Oct 23, 2021 at 23:21)
Trail Little Horse
Rode from Llama to Chicken Pt and back down to the bottom. Uphill was not bad at all, as long as you can roll up the occasional 1-2 ft high step (other than the mega-step/chute at the east end... you'll know it when you see it!), the rest of the gardens had pretty obvious lines to follow; a lot of "blue" trails have gnarlier/more exhausting climbs. Definitely lots of hikers along the way to say hi to, views at the top are worth the climb. And of course the ride down was a blast!
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elnino32 (Mar 7, 2021 at 8:38)
Trail Little Horse
Fun wide singletrack trail with a few very short (10-30 yard) hike a bike sections for me (intermediate/advanced rider). Lots of hikers (expected on nearly all Sedona area trails).
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madmax237 (Dec 29, 2020 at 7:58)
Trail Little Horse
One of the best downhills I rode in Sedona, lots of fun rock gardens with some faster sections mixed in. One very steep chute near the top that felt like more than single black to spice it up.
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ajdengineer (Aug 1, 2020 at 10:10)
Trail Little Horse
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jrcook (Nov 16, 2019 at 9:23)
Trail Little Horse
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twowheeledwanderer (Nov 16, 2019 at 7:32)
Trail Little Horse
Little Horse is a great descent from Broken Arrow and Chicken Point if you don't want to do the Hogs (which are super fun as well). It's pretty mellow with one semi-technical chute. Connect it into Llama for a pedaly end to the ride. I wrote up a blog post about the 8 best trails in Sedona (in my opinion) and Little Horse is one of them twowheeledwanderer.com/posts/my-eight-favorite-mountain-bike-trails-in-sedona-arizona
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WeFambiken (Aug 15, 2019 at 20:04)
This trail was great for my 10 & 8 year old kids. It’s wide, with few technical areas but a little uphill and down hill with a few built in jumps and a great place for training future trail slayers. August if his year it’s hot but empty and fun.
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WeFambiken (Aug 15, 2019 at 20:04)
This trail was great for my 10 & 8 year old kids. It’s wide, with few technical areas but a little uphill and down hill with a few built in jumps and a great place for training future trail slayers. August if his year it’s hot but empty and fun.
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bensgig (Mar 27, 2019 at 7:06)
Trail Little Horse
This is the fun part of the trail. After you have done broken arrow. Now you are descending. The way they show it is not the way to do it. Do it the opposite and you will be going downhill which will be fun. Flowy with little text features that are awesome. Connect it to llama. And keep going
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otbspecialist (Jan 24, 2019 at 15:25)
This is the only true trail for beginners in Sedona.
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otbspecialist (Jan 24, 2019 at 15:25)
This is the only true trail for beginners in Sedona.
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LifeFromTheLoam (Jan 14, 2019 at 19:00)
Trail Little Horse
I’m a visitor and coming to Sedona I heard very little about this trail. I’m glad I stumbled into it because I had a lot of fun on it!
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slusapet (Oct 21, 2018 at 16:05)
Took this from Bell Rock Singletrack Bypass to the parking lot. In that direction it is a VERY fast double track trail with quite a bit of foot traffic as well. You can sort of pre-hop some of the ditches in the doubletrack and get some air. Smallest gear on this one! Highly recommend this!
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slusapet (Oct 21, 2018 at 16:05)
Took this from Bell Rock Singletrack Bypass to the parking lot. In that direction it is a VERY fast double track trail with quite a bit of foot traffic as well. You can sort of pre-hop some of the ditches in the doubletrack and get some air. Smallest gear on this one! Highly recommend this!
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asspadtycoon (Apr 19, 2018 at 14:27)
I call this the Bell Rock Freeway, as it's super wide and one of the busiest trails in Sedona. It is a good warm up connector for me as it's a long ascent without any technical terrain once you get past Bell Rock, turn right onto Llama and Little Horse for a lot of fun!
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asspadtycoon (Apr 19, 2018 at 14:27)
I call this the Bell Rock Freeway, as it's super wide and one of the busiest trails in Sedona. It is a good warm up connector for me as it's a long ascent without any technical terrain once you get past Bell Rock, turn right onto Llama and Little Horse for a lot of fun!
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  • Primary Activity
    Hike
  • Other Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Trail Running
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Route Type
    Out & Back
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Ridelogs
    219
More Stats for Bell Rock Path mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,170 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,274 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,232 ft
  • Grade
    -0.1%
  • Grade max
    -28.5%
  • Grade min
    29.3%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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