Soldier Pass Trail

#3 of 198 trails in coconino national forest
Soldier Pass Trail is a 4 mile out and back trail located near Sedona, AZ that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

4.0 miles 574 feet Out & Back
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There are two trailheads that you can use to get there. Both are accessed by 89A. To get to the closest trailhead to Soldier Pass trail is by turning North on Soldier Pass Road to its conclusion. At the other trailhead you will need to take Jordan Road to its end, then hike either Jordan trail or Brins Mesa to get to Soldiers Pass. Both trailheads require a Red Rocks Pass. There are machines to buy a pass at both places.

Collin Moore

16 Completed2 Reviews

Ken Troxel

6 Completed4 Reviews

This is for 4x4. Good trail and slightly challenging for newbies. Just be advised, the 4x4 trail is blocked about half way in so you only get about a mile of off road. Still your able to access 7 pools, but for the distance you might as well walk it. Be ready for massive crowds.

Chrissy P

6 Completed5 Reviews

Michael Pleasants

1 Completed1 Reviews

Very pretty. Great rock formations.

DC Calderon

9 Completed9 Reviews

Best place ever!!

Margaret Iwanicki

7 Completed1 Reviews

We took Brins Mesa trail to the junction with Soldiers Pass trail, then hiked down Soldiers Pass to Jordan trail and from there to Cibola trail. We took almost 3 hours round trip with stops for snacks, drinks, conversations, etc. The scenery was fabulous and the trail, while hilly and rocky at times, was easily handled. Boots and poles recommended, especially on the descents.

Joey Vega

4 Completed1 Reviews

Awesome trail!

Cole H.

Starts out well marked, then not so well as you go. Steep climb towards the top. Best views you will find anywhere.

Karie Nahas

22 Completed2 Reviews

Daniel Riley

156 Completed145 Reviews

Great hike in Sedona today. Started up Soldier's Pass, turned at Brins Mesa, and then returned to the trailhead via Cibola Pass. A surprised thunderstorm hit us as we crested Brins Mesa, creating a beautiful scene.