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    Chuckwagon, Mescal Mountain, and Long Canyon Loop

    Difficulty
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    Moderate
    Duration
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    3-4.5h
    Distance
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    13.5 km
    Elevation
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    266 m
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    Directions to Trailhead

    The Chuckwagon, Mescal Mountain, and Long Canyon Loop is an 13.5 km hike in Sedona that makes use of several trails to show off Seodna’s iconic scenery. This hike is a longer one, but the elevation gain is modest and it’s fairly easy to find your way. Bring plenty of water and prepare to be exposed to the sun if you visit between April and October.

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    Route Description for Chuckwagon, Mescal Mountain, and Long Canyon Loop

    The Chuckwagon, Mescal Mountain, and Long Canyon Loop is a fantastic hike in the Sedona area that shows off the natural beauty of this unique place. This loop is a bit longer, but the modest elevation gain keeps it accessible for most skill levels. This hike takes you to Mescal Mountain, the Grassy Knolls, and more.

    While the signage in this area is good, a GPS track can help you navigate longer loops like this if you’re new to the area. There are lots of junctions on this route.

    From the trailhead, go east across Dry Creek and then stay left. You’ll swing close to Devil’s Bridge if you fancy a stop, but you’ll hike through the desert to a Y-junction. Stay left for Chuckwagon Trail and follow it past Long Canyon Road and go right onto Long Canyon Trail. Take this to Deadman’s Pass Trail, where you’ll turn left and hike along the backside of Mescal Mountain.

    Take a left to follow the base of Mescal Mountain and then follow Mescal Trail back to the trailhead by the road.

    Getting to the Chuckwagon, Mescal Mountain, and Long Canyon Loop Trailhead

    The trailhead for the Chuckwagon, Mescal Mountain, and Long Canyon Loop is off Long Canyon Road.

    Route Information

    • Backcountry Campground

      No

    • When to do

      April-September

    • Pets allowed

      Yes - On Leash

    • Family friendly

      Older Children only

    • Route Signage

      Average

    • Crowd Levels

      Moderate

    • Route Type

      Loop

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