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Crescent Moon Picnic Site

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Address: Red Rock Loop, Red Rock State Park, Sedona, AZ
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+1 928-203-2900
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Great site and hike for all ages and abilities

We went with our two five year olds and want to come back with Grandma. The boys loved hiking by the creek and playing on the rocks. The hopped from rock to rock with such joy... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Chicago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went with our two five year olds and want to come back with Grandma. The boys loved hiking by the creek and playing on the rocks. The hopped from rock to rock with such joy and glee. It was really special to watch. They also found worms and got soaking wet. This isn't a hike for people seeking adventure... More 

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las vegas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely spot which upended my stereotypes of what to find in Arizona. This is one spot many go to photograph cathedral rock and rated as one of the most spiritual spots in the Sedona area. I recommend going to the farthest back parking lot, follow the sidewalk past the water wheel, where you will find a stream... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gorgeous area and beautiful views of Cathedral Rock. Went when the leaves have dropped and the bare trees took away from the beauty. Will go back when the trees are full once more - would love to see it in fall with the changing colors.

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Thank viergutzca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not only are the views on the mountains beautiful, the trees are awesome. This park is a must picnic here park!

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Thank beckynmorrison
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

My son and I visited Crescent Moon Park on our last day in Sedona. We followed the trails from the parking lot, crossed the creek, and started ascending the mountain. The park was busy with families, hikers, mountain bikers, and runners. I was able to capture some amazing views of Cathedral Rock from different angles. I am looking forward to... More 

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Thank Natalie S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

By far this is the place, as a local I take all my visitors. Fantastic to walk along the creek trail to the river crossing to see the best and most photogrpahed view of Cathedral Rock. It is an annual tradition to before the Flagstaff snows melt to take the short hike to Budda Beach and stack your intention rocks.... More 

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Thank Mary H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

One of the best parks in Sedona. Bring your bathing gear as the creek is soooo refeshing. Get your supplies at the local Safeway and have a great barbeque. Thie is one of our favorite pastimes when visiting. The trail leading to the vortex and to one of the swimming spots is phenomenal with some of the best views around.... More 

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Thank Wave30
Des Moines, Iowa
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

After reading prior reviews on this site, I thought it would be a lot better than what it was. The park is clean, but the water is gross and there is a lot of people there during the summer. There were no great views in the park unless you meet a local who tells you to hike 2 miles to... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

one of the most photographed and picturesque spots in Sedona. plenty of parking, easy walk/stroll, great for all ages. just absolutely beautiful. Request: PLEASE TELL YOUR KIDS TO NOT KNOCK OVER THE CAIRNS! (rock statues)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We spent an afternoon taking a stroll around the park and enjoyed our visit. There are several nice places to get great and iconic photos, and plenty of brides and grooms with photographers taking advantage of the scenery too.

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