Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Sedona, AZ

There are 8 dog-friendly hiking trails in Sedona. Use the links below to get an overview of each one, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Sedona.

Pet Friendly Little Horse Trail No. 61
Little Horse Trail No. 61 Bring Fido to the dog-friendly Little Horse Trail No. 61 in Sedona, AZ. Leashed pups are welcome to join you on this trail, where you'll both be surrounded by the familiar red rock that Arizona is famed for. This 3.4-mile out-and-back trail is for all levels of hiker. Red Rock Pass or America the Beautiful Pass is required to park at the trailhead. See Details
Pet Friendly West Fork Oak Creek Trailhead
West Fork Oak Creek Trailhead West Fork Oak Creek Trailhead is a dog-friendly, well-maintained three mile trail in the Coconino National Forest. The trail goes through the Oak Creek canyon with many different plants for your pooch to see and sniff, and in several places the trail crosses a beautiful creek. Your dog must remain on leash at all times, and you may be subject to ticketing and fines if you do not comply. Please contact the USDA Forest Service for current rates and fees regarding use of the trail, as well as fire danger level. See Details
Fay Canyon Trail Fay Canyon Trail is a great place to take Fido on a hike in Sedona, AZ. The 2.3-mile trail is mostly flat with some rocky areas, sunny, and shady spots. The hidden canyon features a diverse array of desert plants and provides beautiful views of surrounding cliffs. Dogs are allowed as long as they're leashed and cleaned up after. See Details
Slide Rock State Park Slide Rock State Park, located just outside Sedona, AZ, is a 43-acre park in Oak Creek Canyon. This site gets its name after the slippery rocks that form a slick natural water chute. Visitors have been coming to this park to swim and catch a tan for generations. Leashed dogs are welcome in the park but not near the creek and swimming areas. See Details
Crescent Moon Picnic Site Leashed dogs are welcome at this Sedona picnic site. One of the most photographed scenes in the southwest is towering Cathedral Rock reflected in the waters of Oak Creek at Red Rock Crossing. It should come as no surprise, then, that the picnic area located at that same site is as popular as it is beautiful. People come here to fish, swim, and wade in the creek, as well as to picnic and photograph the scenery. At times it can become quite crowded. If you want the world-class beauty of Red Rock Crossing all to yourself (or nearly so) visit early in the morning or on a weekday. Some people and pups may choose to get wet. Vault toilets and beverage vending machines on site. An $11 per vehicle day-use fee is required. See Details
Courthouse Butte Loop Trail Courthouse Butte Loop Trail is pet-friendly. This wide pathway is ideal for canine hikers of who can handle moderate hikes. The trail is a gentle clim that circles Bell Rock and gives you a great view of red rock formations. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as they are cleaned up after. See Details
Devil's Bridge Devil's Bridge Trailhead is a pet-friendly destination in Sedona, AZ. Leashed pups are welcome to join you on this popular out-and-back trail but must remain on a leash. This moderate-difficulty hike provides fantastic views of the red rocks and the 50-foot-high arch, making it the perfect photo opportunity. Please note a parking fee is involved. See Details
Airport Scenic Lookout Airport Scenic Overlook is a pet-friendly sunset destination in Sedona, AZ. Before settling in with your furry friend, explore the two trails accessible from the parking lot: the Sedona View Trail and the Airport Loop Trail. Afterward, bask in the glow while taking in panoramic vistas of Chimney Rock, Thunder Mountain, Coffee Pot and other scenic peaks of West Sedona. Please note a parking fee is required. See Details
Sedona Trail View Sedona View Trail is a pet-friendly recreational spot in Sedona, AZ. Bring along your leashed furry companion to experience the breathtaking sights of Coffee Pot Rock, Chimney Rock, Doe Mountain, Cockscomb, Sugar Loaf, Wilson Mountain and Oak Creek Canyon along this scenic route. Capture the perfect snapshot with your pup amidst this scenic backdrop. Please note the parking lot is small, but you can find a paid lot by following the road up. See Details
Airport Loop Trail Airport Loop Trail is a pet-friendly hike in Sedona, AZ. Your leashed furry friend can join you on this 3.2-mile loop in this renowned area. It's famous for its panoramic views and offers a perfect spot to witness the stunning sunset. While the parking lot is small, you can find a paid lot by following the road up. See Details
Bell Rock Pathway Bell Rock Pathway is a pet-friendly destination in Sedona, AZ. Your leashed furry family member can join you at this popular 3.6-mile trail. You'll enjoy fantastic views of Bell Rock, Courthouse Butte and other landmarks along this pathway. Upon reaching your destination, follow the path up. Please note that a parking fee is required. See Details
Montezuma Castle National Monument Montezuma Castle National Monument is a pet-friendly attraction in Camp Verde, AZ. Pets are welcome on the paved trails but must remain on a leash under six feet. Please pack accordingly, as the park hits extreme temperatures. Never leave your pup in the car or tied up anywhere when visiting, but be sure to sign Fido up to be a Bark Ranger! See Details
Dead Horse Ranch State Park Dead Horse Ranch State Park is a dog-friendly recreation area in Cottonwood, AZ. You and your pup can explore various trails or spend the day fishing. Picnic tables are also available throughout the park for use. Please note Fido must be on a leash at all times. See Details
Montezuma Well at Montezuma Castle National Monument Bring your dog to explore the Montezuma Well cenote trails at the Montezuma Castle National Monument. The path from the parking lot to the "well" is a loop but one side (near ranger's office) has stairs and is quite steep while the other side (near the vault toilets) is longer but flatter. These two options accommodate various levels of human and canine fitness. See Details
Coconino National Forest The Coconino National Forest allows dogs in most forest areas in Flagstaff, AZ, as long as they are on a 6-foot leash. Please visit the websites for more information about the locations where dogs are not allowed. Notable areas included Coconino, Lake Mary Picnic Area, Lava River Cave, and Red Mountain Trail. See Details
Sinclair Wash Trail The Sinclair Wash Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this dog-friendly "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Flagstaff! The map below shows a trailhead where you can pick up the Fort Tuthill (Flagstaff Urban - University Heights to Fort Tuthill). Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit See Details
Tuzigoot National Monument Tuzigoot National Monument comprises 42 acres outside of Clarkdale, AZ. Bring Fido to explore the pet-friendly trails with interpretive signage and the Tavasci Marsh. Just be sure to pack accordingly, as there is no shade. See Details
Verde River Greenway State Natural Area The pet-friendly Verde River Greenway State Natural Area is located in Cottonwood, AZ. You will find this spot within Dead Horse Ranch State Park, where your furry friend can tag along. The area is used for hiking, fishing or kayaking. Dogs must be on a leash at all times. See Details
Riverfront Park Riverfront Park is a pet-friendly community hub in Cottonwood, AZ. You can take your furry friend for a day out at their dog park, 18-round disc golf course or one of the trails. You can walk around the perimeter or onto the Jail Trail that takes you downtown. Restrooms and picnic tables are available on site. See Details
Cliffrose Trail Cliffrose Trail is a pet-friendly hike located in Cottonwood, AZ. Leashed pups are welcome to join you on the 1.2-mile loop that is generally considered easy. Please note the pathways offer limited shade but showcase incredible valley views. See Details
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