2 miles
Distance
442 ft
Climb
-425 ft
Descent
00:19:39
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Skywalker Trail

Skywalker Details

  • Riding area
    Sedona
    Sedona, Arizona
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    All Year
  • eBike Allowed
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2016
  • Land Manager
    USFS

The Skywalker trail is a major connector trail between the Old Post trail and the Herkenham trail. This trail is 97% intermediate and has 3% ledgey exposed sections that an intermediate rider might want to walk. The trail is very scenic and actually climbs to a high point (Skywalker) in West Sedona for a somewhat 360 degree view of the main red rock formations that make Sedona one of the most beautiful riding destinations in the U.S.

What makes the Skywalker trail special is that it is pretty much an all weather trail that is located in a south facing rocky area that handles rain nicely. The south facing aspect drys the trail after the sun appears, so the trail can normally be ridden 3 or 4 hours after a major rainy period.

Many thanks should be given to the USFS for taking what use to be a very advanced trail and routing it so that intermediate riders will enjoy riding it.

Access Info

The east end of the trail is accessed off the Old Post trail and the west end is accessed from the Red Rock High School area. There is also access on the west end from the Over Easy trail that starts near the entrance to the Marriot Hotel.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Skywalker mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    17 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,361 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,574 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,435 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,452 ft
  • Grade
    0.169%
  • Grade max
    -36.323%
  • Grade min
    36.828%
  • Distance climb
    4,218 ft
  • Distance down
    4,271 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,577 ft
  • Avg time
    00:19:39
  • Avg reverse time
    00:17:01
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Status:
on Feb 18, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.2 (5 votes)

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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to skywalker-46389 trailhead (34.847709, -111.813678)

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Mar 11, 2018 @ 12:57pm
Mar 11, 2018
Skywalker, Sedona
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Jan 23, 2018 @ 8:05pm
Jan 23, 2018
Skywalker, Vancouver
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Jan 23, 2018 @ 8:04pm
Jan 23, 2018
Skywalker, Vancouver
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Apr 25, 2016 @ 8:56pm
Apr 25, 2016
Skywalker, Sedona

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