Phoenix: North Wilson Trail
Climb 2,300 feet in 3 miles to a pine forest and red-rock views on this 6.8-mile out-and-back excursion.
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- Distance: 4.1
Location: 34.925594329834, -111.735191345215
Trail starts N from picnic area parking
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Enter Red Rock/Secret Mtn. Wilderness
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Bear L (S) across intermittent creekbed
Location: 34.9195022583008, -111.743835449219
Picnic among giant pines in a shady canyon
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Location: 34.9106636047363, -111.740875244141
Veer W to continue hike @ jct. with Wilson Mtn. Trail; go S for viewpoint detour
Location: 34.9104461669922, -111.741027832031
Detour: view of Sedona, red-rock pillars; backtrack to continue
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Intermittent stream (wet season water source); switchback up Wilson Mtn.
Location: 34.9146881103516, -111.750663757324
Wilson Mtn. summit (7,045 ft.); head S to Sedona overlook
Location: 34.9095115661621, -111.749771118164
View of Sedona from 3,000-ft. ledge; for off-trail camping follow mesa NW