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: A hike to a natural red rock arch
Challenge Level: Moderate
Hiking Distance: About 1.6 miles one way to view the arch, another 0.3 to climb up on the arch
Trailhead Location: The parking area is located on FR 152. NOTE: FR 152 can be an extremely rough road and a high clearance vehicle is strongly recommended.
Description: This hike takes you to a natural arch. It is a relatively easy moderate hike to view the arch. It is a scramble to get to the arch so be careful if you attempt this. And the Forest Service reports that the arch is unstable so scramble up to the arch at your own risk.
Vultee Arch is named after Gerald and Sylvia Vultee who crashed their plane and died nearby in 1938. There is a plaque dedicated to them near the arch.
Here's a link to a video of the hike.
For those of you who have a GPS unit, I have GPS data available for the hike which include "tracks," the route and waypoints.
Back to the homepage
Great Sedona Hikes
Last Updated April 22, 2016
Web Page by Bill Bohan (email@example.com)