Mogollon Rim, Sedona Arizona

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Mogollon Rim

The Mogollon Rim defines the western edge of the Colorado Plateau; it consists of 200 miles of dramatic cliffs stretching across Arizona. The portion of the Mogollon Rim in Sedona provides a not to miss opportunity to get a breathtaking birds eye view of all of beautiful Red Rock Country.

  • Take a scenic drive up Schebly Hill Road to the rim 
  • The rim provides the one of the best lookout points over all of Sedona

What can I do or see at Mogollon Rim?

The Mogollon Rim is located high above Sedona, and is accessible via Schnebly Hill Road. The Schebly Hill Drive is one of the most scenic roads in Sedona, with views of Wilson Canyon, Oak Creek Canyon, and almost all of the red rocks formations in Sedona. The rim is also a prime sunset spot!

The beginning of the road is paved but the majority of the road up to the rim is unpaved and it is best to embark on this adventure with an SUV. If you do not have your own vehicle there are a number of jeep tours up Schnebly Hill that run every day on the hour.

There are also several hiking trails along the rim, with trailheads located along Schnebly Hill Road.

Where is Mogollon Rim?

The Mogollon Rim is located to the East of Sedona. To get to Schnebly Hill Road from uptown Sedona, drive a short distance southeast on Hwy 89a until you reach the first roundabout, follow the signs for Schnebly Hill.

The Road is about 13 miles long, with numerous vistas along the way, once the road reaches the top of the rim it travels through the forest and connects to I-17.

When is Mogollon Rim open?

Schnebly Hill Road closes during the winter months when there is snow on the rim.

How much does Mogollon Rim cost?

If you plan to park and hike anywhere along the Schnebly Hill or the Rim you will need to purchase a Red Rock Pass. Passes are available at the Red Rock Ranger District, in town by numerous vendors, or there are self serve machines located at some of the trailheads.

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

Who can I call if I have more questions?

Red Rock Ranger District (928) 282-4119