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Nice trail & not too difficult to do.

Arizona sun gets very hot, so plenty of water is needed. Nice views along this trail, saw some... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Barbar S
,
Red Bank, NJ
too hot

We decided to hike some trails but it is way too hot to spend much time on the trails unless it is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
rai473
,
Atlanta, Georgia
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A scenic and easy riding trail that winds around Twins Buttes with the Praying Nuns, Madonna and the Chapel of the Holy Cross within easy view.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“chicken point” (75 reviews)
“great hike” (18 reviews)
“bell rock” (22 reviews)
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Sedona, AZ
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Arizona sun gets very hot, so plenty of water is needed. Nice views along this trail, saw some beautiful cactus flowers along the way.

Thank Barbar S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to hike some trails but it is way too hot to spend much time on the trails unless it is very early. We ended up hiking the Little Horse Trail because it was the shortest. There is very limited shade so take water....More

1  Thank rai473
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Very good path, wide and open most of the way, with nominal rocks. Some mnt bikers, more hikers when we were there. Great views! Cut-off to Chapel is a tougher, rockier climb, but getting to the Chapel is cool, and going into the Chapel is...More

Thank emjm85
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Easily found off the highway between Bell Rock and Sedona, this is a pleasant and easy hike that brings you right up to the chapel. Some lovely views again.

Thank Jacki B
Reviewed 18 May 2017

As many have said before me a must see. Fairly easy trail, but head up to chicken point from this trail it has breathless views. On the way down we took trail to the Chapel a bit more advanced, not recommended for beginners but worth...More

1  Thank sight80
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Varied terrain on an easy trail. You can hike, run or bike here. We were originally going to hike to the chapel, but stayed on to Chicken Point--that's the way to go! At the top you get a beautiful view. I recommend going early. When...More

Thank tarrita
Reviewed 13 May 2017

When you arrive to Chicken Point, the view is fantastic. Recommend taking a picnic or snack to enjoy while taking in the views. The only downside, for hikers & bikers, are the Jeep Tours, But they don't stay long then you can have peace &...More

Thank Mosaic2
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Trail was well marked. Distance is just right to get you out of the hustle and bustle, yet you don't have to hike hours and hours. We hiked just under an hour in and then took about 40 min to get back. Takes you back...More

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Little Horse Trail to Chicken Point. (3 miles round trip) This trail meanders through the beautiful Twin Buttes and the West Ridge of Lee Mountain. Alone the trial you will see the Chapel Spires, Madonna & the Nuns. The trail will take you to Chicken...More

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

An easy 3.7 miles round trip. The views from the observation point were spectacular!!!! There is a 0.8 mile round trip extension to the Chapel of the Holy Cross (Frank Lloyd Wright inspired).

Thank linwood14
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twinkly time
How long does it take to hike Little Horse Trail?
15 November 2015|
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Response from Linda-wanderer | Reviewed this property |
I think your question has been answered - just wanted to add that you can extend the hike if you wish. It's a great hike and the rocks at the end of Little Horse are great for a picnic.
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Classic_Creation
Little Horse Trail sounds great, but how do I find it?
18 August 2015|
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Response from JennAdeleK | Reviewed this property |
There are signs along the highway that let you know where it is located. I believe the signs say "Little Horse Trailhead," if memory serves me correctly... but if you are staying within Sedona and drive out of town on 179... More
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