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Chimney Rock Loop Trail

Hike + Ride Trail

Chimney Rock Loop Trail

by: Honza
Location:  Sedona, AZ          Longitude:  -111.8122    Latitude:  34.8720
Located in West Sedona, this loop is short and sweet with surprising views!
Features and Interests:   Scenic Chimney Rock Pass.
Flora/Fauna on this Trail:
Starting from the Thunder Mountain Trailhead, follow the Lower Chimney Rock Trail and the southern portion of the Thunder Mountain Trail.

From the Lower Chimney Rock Trail intersection, you will take a winding trail up a short but steep climb up the Summit Trail to Chimney Rock Vista.

On top of this red rock hill, you will have great 360 degree views tucked away from the city.

Descending back down the loop, take a right, keeping on the Thunder Mountain Trail, and quick left back to the trailhead.
Trail Distance:  1.4 miles round-trip
Elevation:  4517ft - 4850ft   (change 333ft)
Trail Difficutly:  Moderate - requires some endurance, elevation changes
How Crowded:  Often frequented trail
Season:  September to June
Accomodations: (on site) Thunder Mountain Trailhead access: From the junction of Routes 89A and 179, take 89A west 3.2 miles to Dry Creek Road. Taking a right, go north 0.5 miles to Thunder Mountain Road right. Continue 0.6 miles to the trailhead parking turnoff on the left.Paved road or trail to the trailhead
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