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The Outlaw Trail
"One of our most porular offroad adventures! Great 4x4 thrills in historic ranch land with sweeping red rock vistas. Learn about the history geology and ecology of this magnificent land. Great for Sunset! Tour Departs from our office in Uptown Sedona with Check-in 15 min prior to departure. Convenient Free Parking. Travel through Sedona into Coconino National Forest. See Snoopy Rock Elephant Rock Cathedral Rock Thunder Moutain Doe Mesa
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Sedona Red Rocks Jeep Adventure
"Roll along the base of the Sedona Red Rocks on this ""not too rough"" offroad adventure. Learn about the history geology and ecology of this magnificent land. Great for Sunset! Tour Departs from our office in Uptown Sedona with Check-in 15 min prior to departure. Conveinient Free Parking. Travel through Sedona out onto maintaind roads in Coconino National Forest. See Snoop Elephant Rock Cathedral Rock Thunder Moutain Doe Mesa
From $76.00
 
Mogollon Rim Run
"Take a scenic ride up a primitive wagon trail climbing 2000 feet to the edge of the Colorado Plateau to experience breathtaking views of Sedona and Oak Creek Canyon. Tour Departs from our office in Uptown Sedona with Check-in 15 min prior to departure. Conveinient Free Parking. Travel through Sedona and up Sch Elephant Rock Cathedral Rock the 'Mitten' the 'Eagle'
From $65.00

Indian Ruins Tips (12)

Visit the Honanki

This is another archaeological and historical site. There are many Sinaguans ruins here including those petrographs, rock arts, etc.'You needed a Red Rock Pass to get here. If you are driving, make...
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joiwatani
May 10, 2009

Palatki Cultural Site

This is another cultural site that is great for archaeologists, historians, rock artists, etc. Again, like any other cultural sites, entrance to this park needs a Red Rock Pass. What that means, is...
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joiwatani
May 10, 2009

V-V Cultural Site

This cultural site needed a pass to fund for the programs and to maintain the site. There are tour guides needed when you visit this area because they have to interpret the rock arts or the...
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joiwatani
May 10, 2009

Palatki Heritage Site

We visited this site through the Pink Jeep Tours, which we enjoyed very much. The guide gave us blankets to keep warm while traveling to the ancient ruin. Words can hardly discribe the beauty this...
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Yaqui
Apr 12, 2009

The Palatki Ruins

The Palatki Ruins are about a 20 minute drive from West Sedona and well worth a visit. Not only do you get to see cave paintings and a ceremonial site, but also ruins left by the Synagua Indians. It's...
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erotikryter
Feb 18, 2008

Petroglyphs

Petroglyph's or rock carvings/rock art can be found throughout the Honanki ruins. These particular symbols shown in this picture are thought to be clan signs. They appear as round white circles on the...
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VeronicaG
May 17, 2007

The Honanki Indian Ruins

Iron oxide is what causes the red color in the rocks throughout the Sedona area. This is where you'll find Thunder Mountain, Bear Mountain and Capital Butte. Thunder Mountain gets struck by lightning...
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VeronicaG
May 17, 2007

Petroglyphs and Rock Varnish

Some of the petroglyphs could be seen easily, but others were almost hidden by dark deposits on the rock's surface. This is called 'rock varnish'.Rock varnish is actually a layer of minerals that have...
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VeronicaG
May 16, 2007

Why Were Petroglyphs Made?

Just like we record events today that have particular significance to us, petroglyphs were created to identify particular clans, detail history or happenings and sometimes had a spiritual...
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VeronicaG
May 16, 2007

A Red Pictograph

Some rock art was colored, such as this red circle with a line dividing it in the middle. The Sinaguans used powdered minerals, charcoal or dried parts of plants to create color...even using...
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VeronicaG
May 15, 2007

There are several local area...

There are several local area attractions that I think you should not miss... Palatki Ruins (Anasazi ruins & petroglyphs, Red Canyon/Loy Butte(Ruins and energy vortex) -both located west of Boynton...
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Light1
Aug 24, 2002

Visit nearby Indian Ruins -...

Visit nearby Indian Ruins - like Wupatki.Enjoy learning about the hostory of the area while gaining a greater appreciation for the ancient ones.
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Excentric
Aug 24, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near Sedona

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Cathedral Rock

Red Rock Crossing/Crescent Moon Ranch is the place to take that quintessential sunset photo of Cathedral Rock. I took the path on the north side of the creek and found it to be very crowded and noisy...
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Airport Mesa

I dragged my butt out of the hotel room at 6 am to get to the Sedona airport loop for an overlook point to take some sunrise photos. I got there and it was beautiful but nothing special. I was bummed...
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Devil's Bridge

This was by far my favorite hike in the Sedona area. We went around 8 am and we had the entire trail to ourselves. It's located in a fairly secluded area and the scenery is beautiful. You'll see lots...
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Sedona Trolley

For a fun thing to do, why not hop on the SEDONA TROLLEY. They offer city and scenic tours to all the best places in town - Tlaquepaque, the Gallery District, Chapel of the Holy Cross, Boynton Canyon,...
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Jeep Tours

VERY easy to locate here in Sedona. The jeep does provide you refills to your own bottle of water. Trust me on a hot day you will need it. Our tour guide, Jeff, was VERY informative and entertaining....
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Heritage Museum

The Heritage Museum in Sedona closes early so we really did miss it. So went there at about 4 pm and it was already closed. Then we check their business hours. The Heritage Museum of Sedona closes at...
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