Merry Go Round Rock | Visit Sedona

Merry Go Round Rock

Admire the sweeping views at sunset from this remote vista. Note: A high-clearance vehicle or ATV/UTV is required to drive this road.  

Distance: A short, easy, 1.2-mile trail circles Merry-Go-Round Rock.

Tip: You can also access it from the trailhead located about four miles up Schnebly Hill Road.

Driving Directions: From the Visitor Center, 331 Forest Road, turn right on SR 89A. At the circle, take the 3rd exit to SR 179 for 0.2 miles; at the circle take the 2nd exit to Schnebly Hill Road 4.7 miles to parking just off the road or park at the Cowpies Trailhead, about 4.0 miles up Schnebly Hill Road and hike the Munds Wagon Trail, 0.5 miles to Merry-Go-Round Rock.

Amenities: Expansive red rock views looking south toward Sedona. Beautiful any time of the day, especially in the late afternoon.