Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Sedona, AZ

There are 5 dog friendly hiking trails in Sedona, and 6 more nearby. 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 Slide Rock State Park
Slide Rock State Park Slide Rock State Park, located just outside of 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 are not permitted near the creek and swimming areas. Admission is $10 to $30 per vehicle. See Details
Pet Friendly Little Horse Trail No. 61
Little Horse Trail No. 61 Little Horse Trail is dog-friendly. Leashed pups are welcome to join you on this classic Sedona trail, where you'll both be surrounded by that familiar red rock that Arizona is famed for. This 3.4 mile out and back trail is for all levels of hiker and is handily located just down the road from the mystical epicenter of the area, Sedona. The views of the red and rocky landscape are worth the trip alone. Red Rock Pass or America the Beautiful Pass required to park at the trailhead. 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
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
Dead Horse Ranch State Park You and your pup can explore more than 420 acres of the developed portion of Dead Horse Ranch State Park while enjoying hiking, canoeing, picnicking, fishing, and more. Dogs must be on a leash at all times. 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 "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 TrailLink.com. See Details
Tuzigoot National Monument Tuzigoot National Monument comprises 42 acres outside of Clarkdale, Arizona. Visitors to the monument can enjoy the museum and visitors center before exploring the trails through the Tuzigoot pueblo and Tavasci Marsh. Dogs are welcome on the trails but are not allowed in any of the buildings. Dogs must be kept on a 6-foot (or less) leash, and any pet waste must be picked up immediately. See Details
Verde River Greenway State Natural Area The beautiful Verde River Greenway State Natural Area is open for low-impact recreational use including hiking, fishing, and picnicking. Explore this gorgeous area with your furry best friend. Dogs must be on a leash at all times. See Details
Montezuma Castle National Monument Montezuma Castle National Monument is pet-friendly. Due to the extreme temperatures during the summer months, dogs are welcome on the trails at both Montezuma Castle and Montezuma Do not leave a dog inside a vehicle. Even with the windows rolled down slightly, temperatures inside a locked car can climb to over 140 degrees. Make sure you sign up Fido to be a Bark Ranger while you are visiting!
Dogs must remain on a leash under six feet and under control at all times. To preserve the cleanliness of the area, all mess must be cleaned up after them. Montezuma Castle National Monument is open every day of the week from 8am until 5pm.
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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