Arizona Trailblazers Hiking Club
Courthouse Butte to Morgan Road Day Hike
when Trip Report : April 28, 2012
  Trip Report : May 1, 2010
  Trip Report : April 7, 2007
where Sedona
the hike     Red rock spires of Sedona welcome you on this one-way hike along the edge of the Munds Mountain Wilderness. Learn local geology and culture as we hike the Broken Arrow, Little Horse, Llama, Courthouse Butte, and Big Park Loop Trails. Visit Chicken Point, the Devil’s Dining Room, Courthouse Butte, and other unforgettable landmarks of Sedona’s red rock country.
    This hike is described in Footloose from Phoenix, by Ted Tenny, pages 243-250.
distance 8 miles
EC +850'-720' elevation change
elevations 4130' (Big Park Loop Trail) to 4658' (Broken Arrow summit)
time 4-5 hours
rating "C"     Rate yourself as a hiker.
on trail 100% — Broken Arrow, Little Horse, Llama, Courthouse Butte, Big Park Loop
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 per non-member.
type one way
starting at
Bell Rock Trailhead 34° 47.487' N,  111° 45.656' W  [NAD27]
ending at
Morgan Road Trailhead 34° 50.722' N,  111° 45.349' W  [NAD27]
weather Sedona
meet in
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.
meet in
8:45 AM at the Red Rock Ranger District Visitor Center,
8375 State Route 179, just south of the Village of Oak Creek.
Call 928-203-7500 or 928-203-2900 for directions.
34° 45.462' N, 111° 45.826' W [NAD27]

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