Secret Canyon 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 beautiful canyon with red rock views

Challenge Level:  Moderate

Hiking Distance:  About 2.4 miles each way, almost 5 miles round trip

Trailhead Location:  The parking area is located on FR 152. FR 152 can be a very rough dirt road so a high clearance vehicle is strongly recommended.

Description:  This hike goes up a very picturesque canyon, following the Dry Creek creek bed.  You'll encounter the H S Trail about 1/2 mile into the hike and the David Miller Trail about 2 miles into the hike. At about 2 1/4 miles you'll be in a pine forest. We stopped after hiking 2.4 miles. The trail continues on and becomes a hard trail but some of the views are outstanding.


Here's a link to a video of the hike (

Click on the photos below for a bigger view




For those of you who have a GPS unit, I have GPS data available for the hike which include "tracks," the route and waypoints.


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Great Sedona Hikes
Last Updated March 31, 2021
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