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Bear Mountain Trail

Fr 152C, Sedona, AZ
+1 928-203-2900
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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“great hike” (31 reviews)
“lots of water” (15 reviews)
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Fr 152C, Sedona, AZ
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+1 928-203-2900
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"great hike"
in 31 reviews
"lots of water"
in 15 reviews
"challenging hike"
in 14 reviews
"san francisco peaks"
in 5 reviews
"fay canyon"
in 11 reviews
"ft elevation gain"
in 3 reviews
"trekking poles"
in 4 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 10 reviews
"great workout"
in 4 reviews
"hours total"
in 3 reviews
"start early"
in 4 reviews
"take your time"
in 9 reviews
"parking lot"
in 14 reviews
"experienced hikers"
in 3 reviews
"rock scrambling"
in 3 reviews
"amazing views"
in 10 reviews
"coming down"
in 4 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So worth the effort! Not too difficult. I just took it slow and easy at my own pace. Bring water and a snack.

Thank Colorfulsue
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice hike because great views from the upper section where you climb way above any surrounding features and have a terrific view overlooking Sedona and the buttes and mesas in the distance. There are definitely a few false summits--you have no idea what you are...More

Thank Red S
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Reviewed June 3, 2018

What an awesome hike - beautiful scenery, a variety of scenery, hard work but not too hard, incredible views from the top. This is one of our favorite hikes of all time - we really enjoyed every bit of it. We did this hike on...More

Thank LawsonSF
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Reviewed May 30, 2018

Starting ar 5am with our guide Carla, we hiked 4 hours admiring the fantastic views and learning about this landscape and geology.

Thank Christophe D
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Reviewed May 18, 2018

Bear Mountain Trail is a true hikers hike. It is not easy but the rewards are the accomplishment and the views.

Thank lollygal
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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

First and foremost the piece of paper you get from the chamber of commerce or the National Park service says Bear Mountain trail is a 5 mile hike. It is actually 5 up and 5 down according to my Fitbit. The false summits are mind...More

Thank Elizabeth B
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Reviewed May 10, 2018

Make sure to take lots of water with you for this hike. It got it's name because flying overhead it looks like a bear. For me it is a BEAR of a hike. About 6miles RT but has a 2000 ft elevation gain, 5 false...More

Thank tomshoe2
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Reviewed April 17, 2018

A strenuous hike encompassing spectacular vistas and several unique geologic features such as domes, cross-bedded sandstone and arroyos. Not at all crowded. With some effort you can get away from it all.

2  Thank Robert S
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Reviewed April 14, 2018

Set off early to avoid the crowds and the heat. You can buy your trail pass for your car from Reception at the Enchantment Resort before you go. We took a fairly relaxed pace and it took us 5 hrs to get up and down....More

4  Thank Deb2933
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

This is definitely the most difficult hike we have done in Sedona. If you have bad knees, this hike is NOT for you. If you lack endurance, this hike is NOT for you. You start out with a gentle walk from the parking lot over...More

1  Thank Mike B
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EMonVACAY
February 4, 2018|
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Response from D H | Reviewed this property |
You can hike the trail without them. I used them on and off. They were helpful for the steeper parts of the trail. But when we were doing rock scrambling I put them back in my backpack since they were in the way.
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Melissa B
January 8, 2017|
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Response from D H | Reviewed this property |
We hiked it Dec 29, 2017 and we were in our short sleeves! There was no ice or snow at all. You just need to watch the weather. The top of the mountain is only at 6000 feet.
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