November at Red Rock State Park

November at Red Rock State Park in Sedona, Arizona

Guided Hikes and Special Events

Red Rock State Park in Sedona, Arizona welcomes you to join them in the month of November to explore and learn more about the beautiful red rocks of Sedona! The November temperatures makes it the perfect time of year to take advantage of the guided hikes offered at the park this month: Guided Geology Hike, Archaeology Hike and the Ethnobotany of Sedona Hike!

Also taking place this month will be a very special presentation at the park – “The Sacred Meaning of Corn to the Hopi People” Featuring Roanna Jackson taking place on November the 5th! The park also offers “Bird Walks” every Wednesday and Saturday and “Nature Walks daily! Have fun, enjoy the fall weather and explore Sedona!

Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
Every Wednesday and Saturday in November (8:00 am)
The program is included with the park admission
HOME_653Bird enthusiasts can join a naturalist for a “Guided Bird Walk”. Beginning 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. No matter the time of day, visitors can check out the many birds who make Red Rock State Park their home. The bird-feeding area behind the visitor center, on the Hummingbird Patio, is an excellent spot to start your tour or to take pictures. For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Red Rock State Park – Daily Naturalist Hike
Daily in November (10:00 am)
Included with Park Entrance Fees
Every morning a volunteer naturalist leads a guided nature walk informing visitors about the different life zones of Red Rock State Park. The subjects discussed on this walk include geology, wildlife, history, archaeology, and plant life. Our naturalists welcome questions during the walk, enhancing the learning experience. Make sure your bring comfortable hiking shoes, plenty of water, and clothing appropriate for the weather. For more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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“The Sacred Meaning of Corn to the Hopi People”
Featuring Roanna Jackson
November 5th, 2017 (2:00 pm)
Reservation fee $5.00 per person in addition to normal park entrance fees
Red Rock State Park is proud to host Roanna Jackson, member of the Hopi Sand Clan. Roanna will share her insight and knowledge into the sacred meaning of corn and how it pertains to the Hopi people. The Hopi Indians, who reside in the arid highlands of Northeastern Arizona, have inhabited the land longer than any other people in North America. The Hopi are not only one of the oldest dwellers within this region, but are considered by many to possess an innate wisdom, knowledge and insight of spiritual matters long forgotten by our modern age. Seating is limited. For reservations please call Red Rock State Park at 928.282.6907. For more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Red Rock State Park: Guided Geology Hike
November 12th, 2017 (1:00 pm)
Included with park entrance fees
Join Red Rock State Park’s knowledgeable volunteers as they venture out on their trails and discuss how Sedona transformed into what we see today. Red Rock State Park is located at the base of the Mogollon Rim, the southern edge of the Colorado Plateau. Over millions of years of erosion the rim has receded over four miles leaving behind the picturesque features of Sedona. This is an interpretive experience for both the beginner and experienced hiker, lasting between 2-2 ½ hours and an elevation gain of 250 feet. Please bring water and wear suitable footwear. For more information on this Sedona event please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Red Rock State Park: Guided Archaeology Hike
November 19th, 2017 (1:00 pm)
The program is included with the park admission
Red Rock State Park has been a destination for Native Americans for several millennia. Most of the ancient features found in the park are from the Sinagua culture dating about 1100 to 1425 AD. Come and hear the fascinating story of the pre-Columbian people who lived and traveled in the park! The hike will identify the various archaeological features and interpret them into the wider context of important regional Sinagua sites. Explore ideas of other cultures that may likely have made use of the park’s resources. The hike will last about two hours, with an elevation gain of some 250 feet, along easy trails. Please bring water and wear suitable footwear. For more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Red Rock State Park: Guided Ethnobotany of Sedona Hike
November 26th, 2017 (1:00 pm)
The program is included with the park admission
Learning more about the native plants and trees here in the Sedona area is a great way to enhance any hike. Our volunteer guides explain how plant life is interconnected with indigenous cultures, pioneer settlers, people in our contemporary time and wildlife. This interpretive experience is for both the beginner and experienced hiker, lasting between 2-2.5 hours with an elevation gain of 250 feet. Please bring water and wear suitable footwear. For more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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2017 – 2018 “Winter Wonderful” hotel special at the Inn of Sedona

  • This special rate is only available for reservations made for December 1st through December 21st, 2017 and January 5th through 25th, 2018.
  • Save $20 to $40 per night.
  • Reservations must be made by phone, directly with the hotel – 928.282.3072 or 800.292.6344 and ask for the ‘Winter Wonderful’ rate.
  • Our full hot breakfast buffet and our About Town Shuttle are included.
  • Warm cider will be available in the lobby to ward off any winter chill.
  • Make your reservations now, like snow in Sedona, this offer won’t last long!
  • For more information on our Sedona hotel please visit the Best Western Plus Inn of Sedona!
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