Soldier Pass Trail

#9 of 204 trails in coconino national forest

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Soldier Pass Trail is a 2.0 mile point-to-point trail located near Sedona, Arizona that treks through a cypress-pinon-juniper forest and offers the chance to see wildlife. Good for all skill levels. Accessible year-round. Dogs are able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

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Michelle Morgan (88)

3 Completed3 Reviews

Loved this trail. The scenery was awesome. Hike easy to moderate. Be watchful you could end up on the wrong trail. We started out with Soldiers Pass to Brins Mesa to Cibola Pass to Jordan back Soldiers Pass. There are areas of pools and falls.....water was not running even though they had rain yesterday. The Devils Kitchen (sink hole) was neat to see and discover it started in the 1880's, with a large piece falling in around 1989! Loved walking through the trees and see where the water would run. Down fall this also has areas of a jeep trail...dislike the noise of the vehicles.....much too pretty an area to have jeeps drive by you.

Jesse Csincsak (287)

11 Completed11 Reviews

Was perfect for my 4 year old son and I !! Lots of big views and not to technical parking is hard to come by but well worth it in my opinion bring a camera !!

Peter Kahn (419)

9 Completed3 Reviews

Fairly easy with some tricky bits. links to Brins mesa and Jordan for a loop. many stunning views. Expect some change in temp for a morning hike.

Amy Black (139)

4 Completed3 Reviews

We looped the Soldier Pass, Jordan and Cibola trail. Easy altitude change, nothing strenuous. Beautiful vistas.

Marnie Ravitch (620)

19 Completed19 Reviews

This trail is rated Difficult per Charlie Wing's Arizona 4 wheel trail book. We did it in a stock unlimited Rubicon with 33" Toyo R/Ts. It's a little challenging but not overwhelming. The scenery is to die for. Definitely take the time to stop at the giant sinkhole, Devil's Kitchen, as well as the Seven Apache Pools. We did this trail the same day we did Broken Arrow.

Katrina Wright (274)

14 Completed10 Reviews

Jack Tatsch (34985)

347 Completed349 Reviews

Nice trail! The most difficult obstacle is the rocks piled up at the start. We started early, and didn't see another 4X4 until we start back out.

Cody Williams (678)

30 Completed5 Reviews

IPHONE USERS! The direction send you to Soldiers Pass road... Turn down Soldiers pass for 1.5 miles and then turn right on Rim Shadows, parking is just down the road to the left.

Great trail! I did it on my unicycle and it was a great downhill at the end with lots of views :)

Rhonda McMacken (51)

1 Completed1 Reviews

Very nice trail. If one wants to go to the Arches you need to watch out for a blocked trail to the right, before you hike another 2 miles like we did!

Fish God (221)

6 Completed6 Reviews

Looped this trail with Brins Mesa. Beautiful trail, generally easily followed although a little confusing lower down. Great sink hole, red rock views, and "sacred pools". The off-road activity lower down also distracting at times but a nice hike never the less.

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