Munds Mountain Wilderness in Arizona

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Munds Mountain Wilderness

From intimate explorations of Oak Creek Canyon to summits with scenic views extending all the way to Arizona’s tallest mountain, the Munds Mountain Wilderness in Sedona offers it all.

  • Go hiking, horseback riding, or backpacking in Munds diverse wilderness area. 
  • Trails offer breathtaking views that extend all the way to San Francisco Peaks. 
  • Explore the canyon’s interesting plant and wildlife habitat.

What can I do/see at Munds Mountain Wilderness?

Hiking, horseback riding, backpacking, and wildlife watching are all great ways to explore Munds Wilderness. Since it is a state designated wilderness area, bikes and motorized vehicles are not permitted.

The wilderness trails offer scenic views of Bell Rock, Courthouse Butte, Oak Creek Canyon, Munds Mountain, Lee Mountain, Jacks Canyon, Woods Canyon, Rattlesnake Canyon, and San Francisco Peaks to the far north.

Jacks Canyon Trail and Hot Loop Trail offer scenic routes from the bottom of the canyon to high mountain vistas.

Where is Munds Mountain Wilderness?

Munds Mountain Wilderness is located in the triangle created by three main Highways- Hwy 179, I-17, and FR 153.

When is Munds Mountain Wilderness open?

Trails are open all year long.

How much does Munds Mountain Wilderness cost?

If you plan to park at any of the trailheads that provide access to Munds, you will need a Red Rock Pass. Passes can be purchased for $5 at the Red Rock Ranger District just off Hwy 179.

Who can I call if I have more questions?

Red Rock Ranger District (928) 282-4119

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