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Adventures in Hiking
IET Site Manager - Jim Dearmore
With almost 1.8 million acres of National Forest surrounding Sedona, most with stunning views, it is easy to see why so many locals and tourists enjoy hiking in Sedona.
There are over 120+ trails for every level of hiker ranging from simple jaunts to get a taste of the red rocks to 10-mile hikes that would be a good workout for any outdoor enthusiast. In addition, hiking in Sedona can offer both spectacular, panoramic scenery as well as up close box canyon views.
With this in mind, we at the Institute of EcoTourism (IET) have created a list of things to keep in mind before setting out on your Sedona hiking adventure that will make the experience enjoyable for everyone involved, including all the life in the forest.
Red Rock Passes - Hydration - Stay on the trail – Leave no trace
Animals - Pets – Timing – Clothing
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This doesn’t cover everything but does give some basic info for hiking that is pertinent to the Sedona area. By keeping these ideas in mind and using some common sense, a pleasurable experience can be had by all for each and everyone who hikes in Sedona. Please check the website to get a list of recommended hikes.