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 circles around the top of Doe Mountain

Challenge Level: Moderate

Hiking Distance: About 2.6 miles round trip

Trailhead Location: The parking area is located on Boynton Pass Road. The parking area serves the Doe Mountain and Bear Mountain hikes.

Description: The hike is somewhat steep to get to the top of Doe Mountain. You’ll be hiking up switchbacks. And there are places where the trail is narrow with large drop-offs. As you approach the top, you’ll be passing through a narrow slot in the rocks.

Doe Mountain provides great views in all directions. Make sure you are wearing hiking boots to protect your ankles from the cactus you’ll be stepping over. We attempted to fly some kites on our April 2011 hike. Here’s a link to a the video of that hike (

And here’s a link to an October hike (

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