Sugarloaf Loop Trail is a 1.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Sedona, Arizona that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. 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
1.8 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
374 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

off road driving

trail running

walking

views

wildlife

Located in Sedona. Not a lot of parking. Great Views of some of the major mountain ranges Easy trail and to the summit is super easy. Not slippery when wet.

hiking
26 minutes ago

My friend and I completed this short little trek on the evening of 10/13. We started our hike at 5 pm and returned to our car around 6:30 pm. The hike itself only took 45 minutes, but we spent some time on top of Sugarloaf taking in the views.

We were initially a bit discouraged, as it had been raining on and off all day long, and just as we were about to give up, the skies opened up and we were blessed with the gift of blue skies and sunshine!

We reached the summit of Sugarloaf right as the sun was beginning to burst through the clouds, providing us with a vibrant canvas of purple, pink, orange and yellow. We shared this magnificent sunset with just two other people, and it was the perfect way to conclude an absolutely majestic day in Sedona!

This is a very easy hike that provides 360 degree views of the town and surrounding valley. An ideal spot to catch a sunset and end your day!

4 days ago

great views

hiking
5 days ago

Great hike! Saw a coyote when we first started out on the trail. Nice views from the summit. The path was decent and easy to follow throughout.

8 days ago

First hike we did in Sedona. Very easy. Beautiful views of Sedona and the canyon plus we saw a few coyotes which excites things. Will certainly do this one again.

The loop was great the summit was even better, beautiful view. Easy hike.

hiking
1 month ago

Great hiking trail that offers awesome views of Sedona in a very peaceful setting. Easy access from 89. Recommend that you do the "loop"...but definitely go up the summit that is shown on the map as a "dead end". Quick walk up with excellent panaramic view.

2 months ago

Nice short easy hike. Great view of the surrounding area.

3 months ago

Great views, easy short trail. Definitely a must do!

4 months ago

Super easy trail. And the panoramic view is great. Drove by during sunset on the way to airport loop and there was no place to park, however 20 mins after sunset and you practically have the place to yourself

hiking
5 months ago

Definitely one of the least enduring hikes, but has one of the best views in Sedona. I've been on 95% of all the trails in Sedona and this is still one of my favorites.

walking
5 months ago

Great way to end our time in Sedona! The hike was nice and very scenic. The 360 views were amazing!

5 months ago

hiking
6 months ago

GREAT HIKE!! Highly recommend this hike. The 360° views were great. Family friendly and well marked. Suggest hiking to the summit.

hiking
6 months ago

Easier short trail that was well marked. Path to summit was was wide and gradual. No need for hands and kids can easily enjoy but careful at the top with young children. Great views of where we were staying for the week and some of the other trails we hiked to the west. (Andante and Chimney Rock) Nobody out at 7am but by the time we were leaving at 8 it was picking up. Would also be a great evening hike to view better colors in uptown Sedona.

6 months ago

Super sweet trail. Great 360 degree views.

hiking
6 months ago

Easy hike, well marked with 360° views.

6 months ago

Really fun, quick hike with a great payoff! Recommended route for the loop is counterclockwise.

hiking
7 months ago

Sunrise was awesome from up there! We rock scrambled to get to sunrise on time but then walked the trail back. This is an easier hike for the area though still more technical than some should do.

7 months ago

greatest views for the easiest hike

9 months ago

Beautiful

9 months ago

Highly trafficked but easy to get to and really beautiful views! Easy hike but definitely wear the right shoes. Lots of loose rocks. Pups allowed !

hiking
10 months ago

11 months ago

Nice easy hike. Nice views

Friday, September 15, 2017

the climb to the summit was not bad in the trail was fairly easy. Coming off the top if you turn right there's no marker to continue on Sugarloaf trail so we had to backtrack after we made it over to Cline Road. when we got back to the trail using our GPS I thought the trail was much more like a goat Trail and a little difficult in areas to pass through for someone of my age. I did Easy Breezy yesterday & thought it was much easier.

the view at the summit was beautiful.

Friday, June 16, 2017

Beautiful! The trail is easy and the summit is moderate. Can't beat the beauty from 360 degrees once you get to the top!

hiking
Wednesday, June 07, 2017

The summit has great views of surrounding Red Rocks and Sedona. We saw people hiking up to view the sunset. Easy and quick hike with a good payoff. Would recommend.

hiking
Saturday, June 03, 2017

Beautiful views. Good hike for kids. Well marked trail. We only saw one other hiker.

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Quick hike with great views from the top.

hiking
Monday, May 22, 2017

Good hike to do with kids. Awesome views.

hiking
Monday, May 01, 2017

Easy hike with beautiful views of the red rocks and vegetation. Trail is marked well and is great for small kids or novice hikers. You can also hike up to sugarloaf butte from the trail which has spectacular views. I enjoyed hiking this one with my toddler (walking) and newborn (in a carrier).

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