Chimney Rock in Sedona Arizona

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Chimney Rock

Chimney Rock is a among the most prominent red rock formations in West Sedona. Along with Thunder Mountain and Coffeepot Rock, it forms a part of the epic landscape when looking during sunset.

  • See excellent views of Chimney Rock and West Sedona atop Airport Mesa 
  • Hike, bike, or ride, your way around the base of Chimney Rock

What can I do and see at Chimney Rock?

Views of Chimney Rock:
Chimney Rock is visible from West Sedona, anywhere along the 89a. Airport Mesa offers a great vista to get an elevated view of Chimney Rock.

Trails Near Chimney Rock: 

  • Chimney Rock Loop
    A moderate hike that loops around Chimney Rock. You will see why Chimney Rock is also known as “Three Fingers” when you loop around the north side of the trail. 
  • Sugarloaf Loop and Summit
    Takes you up sugar loaf hill with views of Chimney Rock and an option to climb to the summit.


  • Hiking 
  • Biking 
  • Horseback Riding 
  • Dog Friendly

Where is Chimney Rock?

Chimney Rock Loop Trailhead: From uptown head Southwest on 89a, turn right on Dry Creek Rd, turn right on Thunder Mountain Rd, drive about 4.3 miles and turn left into the trailhead parking lot.

Sugarloaf Loop Trailhead: From uptown, head Southwest on 89a, turn right on Coffeepot Dr, left on Sandborn Dr, right on Little Elf Dr, right on Buena Vista, trailhead parking will be on the left.

When is Chimney Rock open?

Trails are open year-round.

How much does Chimney Rock cost?

If you plan to park at one of the trailheads, you will need a Red Rock Pass, which can be purchased at the Red Rock Ranger District on Hwy 179 on the way into town or at a number of local vendors in town.

  • Day pass- $5
  • Week pass- $15
  • Year pass- $20

Who can I call if I have more questions?

Contact the Red Rock Ranger District at (928) 282-4119