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Cathedral Rock

Yavapai County, Sedona, AZ 86351
+1 928-282-6907
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Towering red rock formation, part of the Cathedral Rock Trail.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“templeton trail” (100 reviews)
“worth the climb” (86 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Yavapai County, Sedona, AZ 86351
+1 928-282-6907
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Only hiked to the scenic view of this mountain but it was great to get up close to it! Was very steep for those more skilled hikers which we aren't

Thank worldtraveller039
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to Cathedral Rock in Nov 2017 and had a wonderful time. It was a pretty difficult hike that required walking up Big rocks and scrambling up rocks but the views were worth it. The hike was really fun too - only 30 min...More

Thank Angelli91
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great views of Sedona. There's nothing like it in the US. Definitely worth a visit while you're in Arizona.

1  Thank travelnut10101
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The first half of the Hike is very doable for most hikers and the views from there are amazing. Don’t be put off by the moderate difficulty rating.

Thank Marge H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Magical. The colors are beautiful. We were lucky as there were not too many tourist. It's a very interesting place. Immense, peaceful, red...

1  Thank Gataguapa
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's easy to get to by car. Don't go to other trials unless you know where you are going. Head to the place called Catheral Rock trail. There are 2 parking lots. The hike is very easy but steep on the 2nd half. It's about...More

2  Thank calohello
Reviewed 5 days ago

We saw this,Courthouse Butte and Bell rock from the window of our room. When the morning sun hits them is stunning. Their are so many trails in Sedona where you can get close to these beautiful rocks.

1  Thank Shirley C
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I parked off on the Templeton trail and walked about a half an hour before getting to Cathedral Rock and the real star of the show - but once there, the real climbing began. The trail was well marked and even the...More

1  Thank harvman
Reviewed 6 days ago

This hike up to Cathedral Rock and the chapel was worth every step. The view is spectacular and the surrounding beauty takes you into its clutches. Nature at its best with the vortex imparting its serenity. You come back down with such a feeling of...More

Thank CRnDJ
Reviewed 6 days ago

I would say this hike is very good, but not great. It is very easy, quick. You could get some great photos here. I believe you can keep climbing up the ridge, but that looked difficult. It costs $5 to park at this location.

1  Thank Miles S
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Chris E
August 24, 2017|
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Response from tripsarefunoneill | Reviewed this property |
There was not a clear closing time.
July 13, 2017|
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Response from Kim B | Reviewed this property |
Perfect arrival time. It's hot an crowded in the afternoon, plus it's a little sketchy hiking down once the sun has set.
June 11, 2017|
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Response from adambright2000 | Reviewed this property |
The color of the light on the rock should be much better with sunrise rather than late morning. I would Check the weather forecast for Sedona the day before and then you will know how to dress