Little Horse Trail #61 to Chicken Point

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Little Horse Trail #61 to Chicken Point

Hike + Ride Trail

Little Horse Trail #61 to Chicken Point

by: Honza
Location:  Sedona, AZ          Longitude:  -111.7757    Latitude:  34.8243
A very scenic, classic trail through the red rocks of Sedona leading to the Chicken Point overlook.
Flora/Fauna on this Trail:
Little Horse Trail begins along the Bell Rock loop trail. Following this jeep trail southward for a quarter of a mile, you will come to a signed fork. Making a left, the trail start to climb gently and follows a few washes and through Arizona cypress patches. At the intersect of the Chapel Trail from the left, take a right passing through a gate boundary near 1.4 miles.

Once you head through the ridge up to the Chicken Point, take the path left for a short climb onto the open rock range, full spectacular views. Note that this lookout is used by Jeep Tours heading up via Broken Arrow Road.

If you a ready to leave, you can take the same way back or continue onward towards the Broken Arrow Trail.

Note: this trail requires a Red Rock Pass - available at most gas stations in Sedona etc.
Trail Distance:  3.1 miles round-trip
Elevation:  4225ft - 4555ft   (change 330ft)
Trail Difficutly:  Moderate - requires some endurance, elevation changes
How Crowded:  Occassional passing
Season:  September to June
Accomodations: (on site) Taking the I-17 north to Flagstaff (about 100 miles north) take the exit 298 for State Highway 179 towards Sedona. Stay on the 179 for about 11.5 miles to the trailhead parking lot on the right near milepost 309 (the marked turn off is about 0.2 miles south of the United Methodist Church).Paved road or trail to the trailhead
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