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A strenuous climb up the historic trail rewards you with a mile high vista of Southern California and views through the historic telescope delivered by mule way back in 1900.
Bring lots of sunscreen and water for this exposed trail.
This is a fantastic spot to go see. Very interesting drive through mountains. Your at 5713 feet at top. Fairly easy trails around the observatory. Great for taking pictures. Make sure you get parking pass if you leave your car in lot at top.
I keep thinking I want to make it to the top but keep heading out that way on hot days. This is a real nice get away from the busy busy busy Los Angeles Basin.
Take at least one bottle of water for every hour...More
The view at the top is worth the hike but what a hike. 10 miles round trip over perhaps the rockiest trail in all of Sedona. Pick a perfect day, not too hot, not too cool, some clouds but no rain. Trail is exposed. And...More
long hike with lots of elevation but well worth it. snow in the winter and hot in the summer so for me it is seasonal. very little shade so be ready for lots of sun. take plenty of water. trail is well done and easy...More
This hike isn't as popular as others, so if you are looking to avoid the crowds park North of Sedona off the Hwy 89a at the Midgley Bridge parking area. We checked out the view of the bridge and the creek below and then made...More
A Great long hike with BEAUTIFUL views! I hiked Mount Wilson for the second times and I want to do as much as I can. The further I get in this trail the beautiful it gets, you can see everything from up there. I have...More