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Address: 4999 State Route 179, Sedona, AZ 86351
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Bell Rock Tour from Sedona
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Sedona Spectacular Vortex Tour
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Fantastic views

There are multiple hiking options with various levels of difficulty. Minimal shade so bring plenty of water

Reviewed 25 July 2016
Katy C
Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

There are multiple hiking options with various levels of difficulty. Minimal shade so bring plenty of water

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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

An unauthorised wonder of the world. Seeing pictures of this magnificent lump of rock doesn't do it justice. The sheer magnitude and size are what makes it so captivating. A must see if in the area, although if driving through Sedona you will see it non the less.

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Montpellier, France
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Find a tree with a twisted trunk and you will be where the vortex is powerful the best is at that period of the year to wake up at 5am to go over there coming from Oak Creek Canyon and I stop at the parking on the side of Sedona hike for 30 mn and l arrive and stop on... More 

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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

There is a nice trail but it was too hot to walk we went in July but you can walk to about half of the mountain for the rest of the mountain you need a harness.

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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

This is always a stop on every Sedona visit. Once up on Bell Rock, it is so peaceful and relaxing. We come out to visit every year and it never is a disappointment. Make sure you put it on your list as a place to visit if you come to Sedona.

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Petersburg, Virginia
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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

This was my favorite of the Sedona "red rocks." It is very symmetrical: It looks like a building. There is a nature trail leading up to it, but I never walked the trail--I just looked at Bell Rock from a distance. You van get a good view of it from the Chapel of the Holy Cross.

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St. Augustine, Florida
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Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

It is about a mile from the parking lot to where you can start climbing. We went at 8 am in July and it was hot hot hot-no shade anywhere either. Bring plenty of water. You must be in decent shape to climb but the views are spectacular. We found spots to sit along the way to rest and look... More 

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Tubac, Arizona
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

Hiked Bell Rock! Nice hike, trail gets lost sometimes but great views! I could see for miles and miles and miles!

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Roanoke, Virginia
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

Picturesque and difficult-to-describe-with-words truly unique topography. Worth the drive up from Phoenix. We visited on a summer afternoon after a brief rain shower--it had been 106 degrees F in Phoenix--in the 70s here. Bring extra water if hiking. Parking available. Felt very safe but signs remind folks to lock vehicles. Fee area to hike (buy pass from kiosk at edge... More 

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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited Sedona for a weekend and did this hike in the morning. We parked in the south lot ($5 for all-day parking) and walked on a well-marked easy walking trail around to the north side of the rock. There's also a parking lot on the north side which looked like it was closer to the hiking... More 

Thank Gayle S

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