Red Rock State Park | Visit Sedona

Red Rock State Park

With its stunning greenery, wildlife and the cool water of Oak Creek, no place better captures the full range of Sedona’s beauty than this 286-acre nature preserve.

Red Rock State Park is a great place to have a picnic in Sedona because it offers a unique and stunning natural landscape with plenty of designated picnic areas, making it an ideal location for picnicking and outdoor recreation.

The park is located in a picturesque setting with stunning views of the red rock formations that Sedona is famous for. There are several designated picnic areas located throughout the park, providing comfortable seating and stunning views of the surrounding natural beauty.

In addition to the picnic areas, Red Rock State Park also offers a variety of hiking trails and outdoor activities, including birdwatching, wildlife viewing and guided nature walks, making it an ideal location for families and groups looking for a fun and educational day out.

Hiking Distance: Pick up a map of the trails at the Visitor Center. Various trails from easy to moderate with many overlooks.  

Viewing Tip: This is a “carry in-carry out” park, which means there are no trash cans on site. No pets are allowed in the park. Park fee required.

Driving Directions: From the Visitor Center, 331 Forest Road, turn right on SR 89A for 5.7 miles to Lower Red Rock Loop Road. Turn left for 3.0 miles to the park entrance.

Amenities: Daily guided hikes, twice weekly bird walks, hummingbird and butterfly garden, Junior Ranger program for kids up to 6 years. For more information go to Red Rock State Park.