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Airport Mesa

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All reviews watch the sunset airport loop trail viewing area great place to view airport restaurant red rocks sunset view large parking lot great sunset west sedona vantage point short drive limited parking easy hike parking area amazing views nice hike
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We didn’t realize how easy this was to find. Just head to the local airport silly. Nice little romp along the cliff edge and up and down some bumps on the rocks and you can’t fail to get a good view and some shots. Enjoy!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LaurenM287
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Gorgeous views of the entire town. It gets crowded so get here early & enjoy 360 degree views of Sedona.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jerosa08
Reviewed 6 days ago

Climbing up to this view was fairly easy because there are built in rocks stairs leading up to it. I found it relaxing to sit up there and just chill out and take photos. The views are stunning and energy is good.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MaureenRiley44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When in Sedona you must view a sunset from Airport Road. Get there early to get a parking spot though

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cjhkch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Take the trail. It leads you to a mountain that overlooks ALL of the vortices. Quite a hike but totally worth it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank citizenoftheworld29
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The parking is limited at the Airport Mesa, but there is a parking lot further up that cost $3 for the day. The hike down the Sedona trail is 0.6 miles downhill, and then there is another short hike up to the vortex. It's a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sactokw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So the deal is you drive up, pay $3 to park, enjoy the view, take some snaps, watch the tour buses come and go - and that's about it. Obviously well worth the small fee because the view is amazing. About halfway up however, there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank VivaLu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always enjoy visiting the Airport Mesa at the end of Airport Drive. The view is outstanding, and there is a restaurant as well as the airport to see and enjoy.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MaryMontagueSikes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

someone had recommended we go here to see the sunset. we chose to wait for a parking spot at the first pull off instead of paying to park in the upper parking lot. the walk up to the view point was a bit of a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mms1225
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You need to arrive early enough to park and get your spot because this gets crowded. There is a parking lot that charges $3 but you can use that voucher again on another time or day

Date of experience: November 2018
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Emilyhenn
13 October 2017|
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Response from Kim A | Reviewed this property |
You can actually drive up and hike down ~ or park at the bottom and hike up. The Airport Mesa is actually a really good place to see the sunset, too. AND - the entire canyon is "sacred" and there are hundreds of trails in... More
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Pong C
5 April 2017|
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Response from dvunkannon | Reviewed this property |
If you are lucky enough to get a parking spot at the small lot near the Vortex, then it is 5-10 minutes maximum. However, that lot only holds 10-12 cars. At peak periods you are going to have to park farther up the mountain... More
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