1.3 miles
762 ft
-760 ft
4,804 ft
High Point

You can not visit the Village of Oak Creek in Sedona without seeing Cathedral Rock looming in the skyline. Most visitors are happy to just gaze up at it and take in all its wonders from the ground, but if you want an adventure, try hiking to the top of it.

This hike is challenging, steep, and not without sections that require you to scramble on all fours. But as you make your way to the "saddle" you can expect spectacular views of the Sedona skyline.

You will also want to stop at the famous energy vortexes one of many found around Sedona

Detailed Description
Cathedral Rock is a 1 mile moderately popular expert route located near Sedona Arizona. This hike only route. This route includes 4 trails. This route climbs 762 ft with a max elevation of 4,804 ft then descends -760 ft.
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More Stats for Cathedral Rock mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,042 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,042 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,042 ft
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  • Distance climb
    3,127 ft
  • Distance down
    3,173 ft
  • Distance flat
    308 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Cathedral Rock
Mar 29, 2023 @ 2:41pm
3 days
Cathedral Rock
Mar 17, 2023 @ 12:13pm
Mar 17, 2023
Trail Work happening 2/1/23 to 3/31/23
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