Mooney Trail

HARD 1 reviews
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Mooney Trail is a 8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Sedona, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
8.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1587 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

views

wild flowers

wildlife

Directions from Flagstaff: Drive 30 miles south from Flagstaff through Sedona on US 89A. Five miles past Sedona turn north on FR 525 and follow the signs to Sycamore Pass. Turn west on FR 525C and continue for 5 miles to the trailhead. Watch for the trailhead sign on your right along FR 9551 next to Black Tank.

hiking
2 months ago

Important points before planning this hike.
1. Trailhead may not exist
2. Trail not maintained, transits private property
3. Trail seldom used
4. Last 2 miles are very steep climbing on slab rock
5. Positives: Views at top are similar to looking into Grand Canyon!!
6. Rating: Hard