Devils Bridge Trail

Devils Bridge Trail

Devils Bridge Trail


10 Years Experience

Specialized in Camping & Trekking

6.3 Kilometer Out and Back

Near Sedona, Arizona

Popular Hking Region

Camelback Mountain via Echo Canyon Trail

Learn about this 6.3-kilometer out-and-back trail near Sedona, Arizona. Route is generally regarded as moderately difficult. This is a popular hiking and off-road driving location, so you'll almost certainly run into other people while exploring. Dogs are permitted but must be kept on a leash. There is very little parking at the Dry Creek Vista trailhead. The city of Sedona provides a free shuttle service to the Dry Creek Vista trailhead from a designated park and ride location in downtown Sedona. The service is free and open to the entire public from Thursday through Sunday. There is also no charge for parking at the park and ride facility. Devils Bridge is the largest natural sandstone arch in Sedona and has further information on shuttle times and park and ride places.

Coconino National Forest region. This is a fantastic walk with stunning views of Red Rock country.

This route is quite short, however it ends with a significant ascent. The official trailhead is located on an unpaved section of Dry Creek Road (FR 152) and requires a high clearance vehicle to access. If you only have a low clearance car, you can park in the Dry Creek Vista parking area, which is about a mile away from the official trailhead.

Follow the Devils Bridge Trail marker from the Dry Creek Vista parking area. The early section of the trail was formerly a jeep trail, so it is smooth and winds through juniper and prickly pear washes.

When you reach the bridge's base, you will ascend a natural rock staircase with stunning views. You'll come to another set of steps that will lead you up to the bridge.

This renowned trail is undoubtedly a tourist draw, so arrive early to avoid congestion. Many others will most likely be shooting photos on the bridge from the top.

Although dogs are permitted on the walk, the last stairs are steep and may not be suitable for all pets.