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: This hike provides excellent views as you climb Bear Mountain
Challenge Level: Hard
Hiking Distance: From the parking area to the top of Bear Mountain you’ll hike approximately 2 1/2 miles (one way)
Trailhead Location: The parking area is located on Boynton Pass Road. The trailhead is across the road from the parking area
Description: Bear Mountain provides fantastic red rock views. Climbing from about 4600 feet at the parking lot/trailhead, there is a natural stopping place at elevation 6150 feet. The total elevation gain to the top is some 1800 feet. From the top of Bear Mountain you can see the San Francisco peaks in Flagstaff.