2 miles
442 ft
-425 ft
Avg time
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Skywalker Details

  • Riding area
    Sedona, Arizona
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • Season
    All Year
  • eBike Allowed
  • Ride in rain
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
  • Land Manager

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
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    4,218 ft
  • Distance down
    4,271 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,577 ft
  • Avg time
  • Avg reverse time
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on Feb 18, 2018
Avg: 4.2 (5 votes)

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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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Skywalker, Sedona

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AES: Sedona BFL 2018 race
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