Red Rock State Park
Enjoy a weekend of hiking in Sedona, Arizona
If you love to hike in Sedona and are interested in geology, bird watching or a relaxing nature walk, Red Rock State Park is the place for you to be this weekend. Red Rock state park will be offering a “Guided Bird Walk” taking place on Saturday, March 9th at 9:00 am, a “Guided Geology Hike” this Sunday, March 10th at 2:00 pm, and a Guided “Nature walk” every day at 9:00 am. Below you will find a brief description of each hike, if you are interested in taking any of these popular Sedona hikes make sure to contact the park about schedule changes or reservations. Call 928.282.6907 or visit Red Rock State Park.
Guided Bird Walk – 03/09/13 (9:00 am)
Meet up with other bird lovers at the visitors center and enjoy a leisurely stroll through one of the most popular parks in Northern Arizona . Bird enthusiasts can join a naturalist for a “Guided Bird Walk”. Beginners as well as advanced birders are welcome. Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park.
Guided Geology Hike – 03/10/13 (2:00 pm)
It’s more than a guided hike. It’s an interpretive experience for beginners as well as advanced geologists. This is the perfect time of year to join an experienced guide who leads a hike focusing on the geology of the area. You will learn why the rocks are red, where they came from, where they are going, and more. The hike includes the Eagle’s Nest Trail for great views while also learning about the geology. The hike lasts two to two and a half hours and has a 250 feet elevation climb. A knowledgeable guide will explain the rock formations that create the scenic backdrop of Red Rock State Park.
Guided Nature Walk – Everyday (10:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Red Rock State Park gives you the opportunity to join a naturalist and go on a guided nature walk where you will learn more about the riparian ecosystem of Oak Creek and other aspects of the Park. Plants, wildlife, geology, history and archaeology are some of the subjects that may be discussed. Please feel free to ask questions, all the guides at the park go out of their way to answer questions and love for you to be involved in the conversation. The walk last one and a half to two hours.
We still have a few rooms available for this weekend, to make reservations please click here. Make sure to check out our Sedona Vacation Packages that combine lodging at our Sedona hotel with a variety of Sedona tours and attractions.