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    Chuck Wagon Trail

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    11.4 km
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    215 m
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    Directions to Trailhead

    Chuck Wagon Trail is a 11.3 km out and back hike in Sedona. This trail is awesome for its relative lack of traffic compared to most hikes in Sedona, which can get downright congested. This one gives you a bit more room to breathe while still delivering nice views. While this route isn’t as busy, the trailhead is, so arrive early to get parking. This trail is easy enough for all skill levels.

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    Route Description for Chuck Wagon Trail

    Chuck Wagon Trail is a beautiful hike that can be enjoyed on its own or used as part of a longer loop. This route passes the Grassy Knolls and Capitol Butte, and it has a view of Maroon Mountain, Little Round Mountain, and Round Top Mountain.

    The navigation in this area can be a challenge if you’re unfamiliar. While the signage is average, the trails can be somewhat easy to lose. Bring a GPS track or map if you’re wanting a bit of help staying on the route.

    From the trailhead, take Chuck Wagon Trail. There are two main trails that leave from this trailhead, so don’t get onto Dry Creek Road by accident. You’ll hike between Dry Creek and Dry Creek Road, so if you find you’ve ventured across either, you’ll need to backtrack. The route ends where the trail splits into Dry Creek Road and Brins Mesa Trail. From here, turn back and retrace your steps.

    Getting to the Chuck Wagon Trail Trailhead

    The trailhead for the Chuck Wagon Trail is off Boynton Pass Road.

    Route Information

    • Backcountry Campground


    • When to do


    • Pets allowed

      Yes - On Leash

    • Family friendly


    • Route Signage


    • Crowd Levels


    • Route Type

      Out and back

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