Schnebly Hill Trail is a 15.9 mile lightly 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. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 15.9 miles Elevation Gain: 2,706 feet Route Type: Out & Back

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ohv/off road driving
2 months ago

Awesome views, we went all the way to the end and it was a great spot for pictures. Rocky terrain and fun.

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rocky
4 months ago

So fun!

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rocky
8 months ago

Started trail thinking it was rated easy. Few hundreds yards were the usual rocks and bumps. Then the road started getting rough. A person will need and off-road vehicle with sufficient ground clearance to climb over large rocks. Road in narrow in places and salted with large rocks. Plenty of Pink Jeep vehicles along the way. Even a dude in a bicycle.

hiking
rocky
9 months ago

Overall, a great run to make in a well equipped off-roader. We went on a Saturday (a very touristy day of the week) and saw about a dozen other vehicles, mostly pink jeeps. Schnebly is pretty wide so squeezing by, and even passing others is not a problem. There are several great lookouts as you descend/climb the valley and each offers lots of space to pull off and even chill/eat on the rocks. Our 4-seat X3 doesn’t have the fox tune yet but we really didn’t need it, most obstacles can be avoided without trouble. It’s a very rocky trip so you won’t get much speed but it’s also a relatively short run, so the slow pace won’t drag down the day.

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over grown
Thu May 16 2019

Mon Dec 31 2018

Nice climb and some flat hiking at the top. Not many people on the trail because it’s a bit longer than most in the area.

hiking
Mon Dec 11 2017

Enjoyed this great elevated hike today! The reward is the spectacular view at the top of the trailhead.

ohv/off road driving
Thu Oct 26 2017

Great views! Make sure you take a 4x4 as it's a rough bumpy ride. We took the trail from north to south so came down into Sedona. Just breathtaking especially with the fall color!

Mon Sep 25 2017

This was an easy road to drive.... The view was amazing... Beautiful country....

ohv/off road driving
Sun Nov 06 2016

Must have a high clearance vehicle, but the views are well worth the bumpy ride. I suggest heading down the trial (come from Flagstaff) to be able to see the best views. Sunset in particular was breathtaking.

ohv/off road driving
Sat Sep 03 2016

NOT a trail to go on without a high clearance vehicle. very rocky

ohv/off road driving
Mon Jun 27 2016

This was our first trip w our jeep rental and the views did not disappoint! Some great trails and rick formations off the road.

Sat Mar 29 2014

There is no way to hike 13 miles in 2 hours. Please revise

hiking
Sun Feb 16 2014

the map information is off by several miles. after unsuccessfully wandering around for 2 hours I gave up and left. on the way out I stopped at the hike house and they were able to show me the correct location on their topo map. the real trailhead is much further out schnebly hill road. also, it is unlikely that this goes to seven sacred pools as the title suggests because the sacred pools are on the other side of town and the trail heads away from them.

hiking
Fri Aug 03 2012

some of the BEST views , I've ever seen! Makes you want to get lost in the quiet beauty. Very close to town, shnebly Hill Rd. can be a rough ride if your vehicle doesn't have enough clearance thou. A must see if visiting the Sedona Area and you love the outdoors! It does close in the winter due to snow.

mountain biking
Thu Jul 28 2011

difficult to find u have to drive into the mountains and there is no distinct signs that tell where the trail starts and ends beautiful views, but if your going for the ride i think their are better trails in sedona

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