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Bear Mountain Trail

Fr 152c, Sedona, AZ
+1 928-203-2900
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“great hike” (31 reviews)
“lots of water” (12 reviews)
Fr 152c, Sedona, AZ
+1 928-203-2900
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bear Mountain Trail has been on our radar so we decided to hike it this time we were in Sedona. We got to the trailhead at 10am on a beautiful clear January day. The hike is basically a stair-step excursion up rock after rock...More

Thank OutdoorKidz
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Loved this trail. The views are worth the climb! The trail sign had us a little scared. It said that the trail was unmarked. It may have been marked later as there were white arrows that were easy to follow. There are 2 false summits...More

Thank D H
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

I’m not a strong hiker, but my husband is. We found out about Bear Mountain through meeting another couple at dinner. They told us that is was a difficult, but a fun hike so we decided to check it out. It’s in the same trailhead...More

1  Thank Coryjs0
Reviewed 20 December 2017

This easily accessible and a very easy hike for lovely vistas in all directions. I was not feeling that day, so did not have a lot of energy, and this trail was just what I needed to experience the natural beauty without makeing myself sicker.

Thank Terry N
Reviewed 17 December 2017

The Bear Mountain trail is challenging, pretty, and extremely satisfying if you can make it to the top. Be prepared for multiple false summits. Assume the top is always still an hour away (as most people going in the opposite direction will tell you). On...More

1  Thank Gerardo D
Reviewed 7 December 2017

near other nearby trails and has very great views the change of views is inspiring, take a bend, turn and the view of the formations change, take water and plenty of film scenes from various movies can be visualized

Thank hpresas
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Would say three things. 1. Fitness required. 2. Arrive early. 3. Water required. Sweet scenery and views but you will work for it. That is the satisfaction for making the trek. White paint marks on the rocks guide you in the upper regions. Welcome sight...More

Thank Ross M
Reviewed 19 November 2017

The hiking and views are absolutely amazing. You can take your time or hike rapidly, every step is a different sight on the way and on the way back, enjoy

Thank Angel-Trails
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We discovered this hike word of mouth on our first visit to Sedona. Since then we take it every time. It is best to go early in the day, as there is elevation change and it can get hot in the sun. Water is important...More

Thank Lovtorun
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Bring lots of water. And wear hiking boots. The trail was lovely in August as Sedona had a few rainy days before we got there - so green! The hike is challenging in that you are often walking on large slabs of stone - can...More

Thank cocopuffs
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5 February 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.
Melissa B
9 January 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.