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Doe Mountain Trail

Address: Boynton Pass Road, Sedona, AZ
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Ranked #28 of 150 Activities in Sedona
Type: Hiking Trails, Sports
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Tucson, Arizona
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110 reviews 110 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

This kind of a unique short hike. A few easy switchbacks get you to the top of a small mesa, covered with Pinyon and Juniper, with a 360 degree of the Red Rock country.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

buy sandwiches at the euro deli and hike up. sit on the edge of the rim and enjoy lunch. views are 360 from this mesa

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Ottawa, Canada
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78 reviews 78 reviews
34 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Our second Sedona hike was recommended by a hiker we met on our first hike of the day. She was right, it was a tricky hike up a number of switch-backs (a few times on hands and feet) with sheer drops off the trail. Once at the top the vistas in 360 degrees were amazing. A couple of interesting points... More

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Peoria, Illinois
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44 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Was a good place to watch the sunrise, complete with silhouettes of three hot air balloons. No one there when I went, but got progressively busier as the day progressed. The top is a large flat mesa that offers easy access to the edge to view the surrounding area from above. Listed by most sites as a moderate hike, probably... More

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Portsmouth New Hampshire
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This is a short 30 minute hike to the top of a mesa. The hike up is mostly shaded. The top is pretty much open so bring a hat, and your binoculars! Great 360 degree view of Sedona and all which surrounds it. You can walk all around the top, which is much larger than you think from the ground.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Trail is moderately hard - uneven, rocky, sharp drop offs, steep in places. I didn't have any trouble, but my wife is short and had a hard time with some of the large steps. Took about 40 minutes to ascend, but it was beautiful on top. Excellent views over the Sedona area. If you're afraid of heights, don't do this... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

It's not that long, (est 3/4 mile) but it's all uphill until you reach the plateau. Once at the top, walk to the other side to treat yourself to why you did this. There are some INCREDIBLE views from the top.

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Surrey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

A short if steep in places climb up a well defined trail with stone markers. We climbed up in 20 minutes but less active should allow another 10 minutes. The top is flat and has great views from all sides. The car park like most around the trails of Sedona are $5 fee, or free with an Annual National Parks... More

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Cave Creek, Arizona
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149 reviews 149 reviews
9 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This is one of the better hikes in the Sedona area. Switchback trail to the top of the mesa is relatively easy and incredibly rewarding in terms of views. Pack a lunch, sit on the rocks and enjoy the scenery!

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Chicago
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107 reviews 107 reviews
19 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Well worth the effort! Start early in the shade and then walk the mesa top to see the views...... A bit of scary footing for the less experienced - but doable, especially with a walking stick. The mid portion gave our newbies some heart pounding moments but they even admitted it was worth it. Bring water and your camera!

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