Outdoor Activities near Our Red Rock Hotel
There are a multitude of both invigorating and relaxing outdoor activities in Sedona only minutes from the Matterhorn Inn in uptown Sedona, Arizona. Our premier Sedona hotel, near hiking, fishing and swimming destinations like Slide Rock State Park, the Matterhorn offers spacious comfort with panoramic red rock mountain views close to the majesty of Sedona's great outdoors. Below are just a few of the engaging activities that allow you to see the most breathtaking scenery in the southwest.
The Matterhorn Inn is a proud sponsor of the Sedona Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K & 10k run. If you enjoy a little competitive camaraderie and an athletic challenge, lace up your running shoes and give this race a try. In February, runners converge in Sedona to participate in the Sedona Marathon that runs through Arizona's scenic wonderland. The course (along Dry Creek Road, Boynton Canyon, Red Canyon and Sycamore Pass) is both beautiful and challenging. This is the ultimate way to see the breathtaking beauty and red rock landscapes. Call 800-775-7671 to learn more.
Observe the splendor of the Sedona Red Rock Country landscape in style while you're floating over in a hot air balloon. This is the ultimate view of the area. Call Red Rock Balloon Adventures at 800-258-3754 for further information.
The Red Rock State Park is an open-sky theater of fabulous rock formations. Sprawled across 286 unspoiled acres, this popular park is the perfect starting point for hiking, picnicking, bird watching and photography. At an elevation of approximately 3,900 feet, the air is always invigorating. Enjoy the soothing sights and sounds of the natural creek threading the landscape, but please save the joy of swimming for the fish and animals who make this land their home. A visitor's center and gift shop completes the package for those who seek knowledge of America's Southwest.
Slide Rock State Park contains a 43-acre working apple orchard as well as the popular Slide Rock, an area of slippery rock in the bed of Oak Creek that forms a refreshing natural water slide and swimming area at the park. Red rock formations surround the park and offer lovely views for hikers and fishermen.
Hiking, Biking and Horseback Riding Trails
From guided hiking, biking and horseback tours of the spectacular Sedona scenery to fly fishing in Oak Creek; we have it all just minutes away from the Matterhorn Inn. Sedona, Arizona is the Day Hike Capital of America with over 100 hiking trails. A small selection of hiking trails in Sedona include:
- Bell Rock Pathway | 3 miles one way | Two trailheads, Little Horse and Bell Rock Vista
- Vultee Arch | 1.7 miles one way | Trail starts at the end of FR 152
- Devil's Bridge | 0.9 miles one way | The trailhead is 1.5 miles down FR 152
- Brins Mesa Trail | 3 miles one way | Access this trail at the end of Jordan Road in uptown Sedona
- A.B. Young Trail | 2.4 miles one way | Access is across the creek at Bootlegger Campground and a climb to the old road
- Bear Mountain Trail | 2.5 Miles one way | Trailhead is located on FR 152C off Boynton Pass Road
Sedona offers a multitude of air tour options from Helicopter to Bi-plane tours of our incredible scenery. Please call us for options and suggestions.
Golf SedonaThe Sedona area offers many public and private golf courses for all skill levels. A few of the public courses in the area are:
Widely considered one of the world's most unforgettable golf courses. This par 71 course offers stunning play for individuals, tournaments and groups. Individual and group instruction and a full-service clubhouse is available.
Nestled amongst the famous Red Rocks of Sedona, Oakcreek Country Club is Sedona's original championship golf course, featuring tree-lined doglegs with strategically-placed fairway bunkers in the landing areas, and slightly elevated greens surrounded by large, swirling bunkers.
Enjoy the best outdoor fun that Sedona has to offer close to the charming comfort of the Matterhorn Inn. Call 800-372-8207 for more information.