Bell Rock-Courthouse Butte Slot Trail Hike

NOTE: The following summary information is to help with hike selection and is not intended to be used for hiking the trail. For your safety and enjoyment, please obtain a copy of Sedona Hiking Guide which is available here.

Summary: A hike up a slot between Bell Rock and Courthouse Butte with spectacular views

Challenge Level:  Moderate

Hiking Distance:  About 2 miles round trip

Trailhead Location:  The parking area is off of SR 179.

Description:  From the parking area, follow the Bell Rock Trail south and then turn on to the Bell Rock Climb. Make a left on to the Rector Connector and follow it between Bell Rock and Courthouse Butte until you intersect the Courthouse Butte Loop Trail. Turn right to circle back around Bell Rock and then turn right on the Bell Rock Pathway to the Bell Rock Trail back to the parking area.     

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And here's a link to a video of the hike (

For those of you who have a Garmin (tm) GPS unit, I have the Garmin (tm) GPS data for the hike.

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