Arizona Trailblazers Hiking Club
Angel Falls Day Hike
when Trip Report : April 26, 2008
  Trip Report : September 16, 2000
where Sedona
the hike     Angel Falls, a scenic box canyon with two waterfalls, is on the western slopes of Wilson Mountain amid the spectacular rock formations and varied vegetation of Sedona’s red rock country. We’ll start from the Jim Thompson Trailhead, hike on a primitive road and then an off-trail canyon route to reach the falls. Return the same way.
    Reference: Mangum, Richard and Sherry, Sedona Hikes, Hexagon Press, Flagstaff, AZ, 1992, pp.16-17.
distance 4 1/2 miles
EC +-700' elevation change
elevations 4512' (Jim Thompson Trailhead) to 5024' (falls)
time 3-4 hours
on trail 40% — Brins Mesa Trail
type round trip
starting at
Jim Thompson Trailhead 34° 53.286' N, 111° 46.061' W [NAD27]
rating "C+"     Rate yourself as a hiker.
Partly off trail, with optional boulder scrambling at the falls.
dogs? no
cost $5 per vehicle for a Red Rock Pass, plus sharing gas expenses with the driver. The club also allows voluntary contributions of $5/non-member
weather Sedona
meet 7:00 AM in the Fry’s parking lot on the SW corner of I-17 & Bell Road. Park behind Denny’s, near the entrance to the Deer Valley Park & Ride.
drive In Sedona, go north on Jordan Road. Follow the signs left, then right until the road dead ends at Jim Thompson Trailhead. 

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