Long Canyon Trail

EASY 39 reviews

Long Canyon Trail is a 11.6 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Sedona, Arizona that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, and horses and is accessible year-round. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
11.6 km
ELEVATION GAIN
251 m
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dog friendly

kid friendly

hiking

horseback riding

nature trips

views

16 days ago

My first long hike in Arizona. Challenging, but not overwhelming for this 65 year old outdoor lover. Got very close to some deer and a large Bull snake. Great views!

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2 months ago

We did this trail to Dead Man’s pass then finished the loop on Mescal. Mescal was our favorite part— lovely views along a great ridge!

hiking
7 months ago

A nice relatively flat, peaceful and quiet trail shared with mountain bikers initially (on the southeast side). After passing the Seven Canyons Golf Course the trail enters more thickly forested area with impressive mountains and buttes on either side. The trek requires several crossings of the streambed which is often dry. Spooked two Arizona Coues Deer, also known as "Grey Ghosts", at the very end of the canyon. These are rare, elusive whitetail deer. There are many opportunities to bushwack up to the cliffs. A beautiful canyon!

hiking
11 months ago

nice easy hike - gently up going in, gently down coming out. Beautiful views. Easy access.

hiking
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Very fun!!!

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Very fun!!!

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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Very fun!!!

Sunday, October 12, 2014

The trail is fairly flat, so it was do-able for my elderly dog. The scenery isn't the greatest Sedona has to offer, but as a result, the trail isn't as crowded as so many of the other trails in the area.

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Trail is well marked but pretty anticlimactic. The trail does a decent job at building but dies off at the end. Pretty dense up and back. Not much of a scenery since your wedged in between two mountains but to be fair there are some good rocky views. Also there are one or two pull over spots to climb. But all in all, this trail is best served to pitch a tent and head to the neighboring hikes for the excitement

hiking
Friday, November 29, 2013

Well- marked and fairly well maintained trail up a canyon. Can get crowded at times. Trail just peters out upper part of canyon. Pleasant trail but doesn't have expansive views. A lot of heli-tours remind you how close civilization is.

hiking
Wednesday, May 15, 2013

This hike was a bit of a disappointment. Well worn trail, passes by a golf course early on then settles into a stroll up a canyon with some nice rock scenery. Shared the trail with several heli tours, big bummer. 2 stars for rock scenery and ease of hike.

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