Llama Trail

NOTE: The following summary information is to help with hike selection and is not intended to be used for hiking the trail. For your safety and enjoyment, please obtain a copy of Great Sedona Hikes hiking guide available HERE.

Summary:  This loop hike provides views of Bell Rock, Courthouse Butte and Cathedral Rock

Challenge Level:  Easy to Moderate

Hiking Distance:  About 2, 4 or 6 miles round trip

Trailhead Directions:  The parking area is located on SR 179 just north of Bell Rock. The trail starts on the south side of the parking area.

Description:  The south end of Llama Trail is connected to the Courthouse Butte Loop trail, near the Village of Oak Creek. The north end of the Llama Trail is connected to the Little Horse Trail. Llama essentially parallels the Bell Rock Pathway. This trail is on the north side of Bell Rock, approaches Lee Mountain and provides outstanding views of Bell Rock, Courthouse Butte, Lee Mountain and Cathedral Rock. There isnít much shade on this hike. If you use the Little Bell Trail you have a 2 mile hike; if you use the Bail Trail you have a 4 mile hike; and if you go all the way to the Little Horse Trail you have a 6 mile hike.

Here's a link to a video of the Llama Trail (


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For those of you who have a GPS unit, I have GPS data available for the hike which include "tracks," the route and waypoints.


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Last Updated May 9, 2015
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