This full-day hike is ripe with stunning views, rare wildflowers, impressive scenery and rugged trails that are perfect for intrepid travelers. Visitors say thick forests, vast views and a memorable Sedona overlook make this climb worth the effort. Varied terrain will keep even the most expert outdoorsman interested and steep ascents of approximately 2,000 vertical feet will challenge the fittest of travelers.
The Mt. Wilson trailhead is located off of East Mira Monte Avenue. During warmer months travelers should be prepared for unforgiving temperatures, limited shade and a serious need to carry plenty of water. Hikers advise it’s best to start out early.