Off-road through the Red Rocks in Sedona

Next time you visit Sedona, take an exhilarating UTV ride through Coconino National Forest. We rented from Sedona ATV, and riding as a pair made it easier to navigate over having our own ATVs, but both options are super fun! The route we decided to take took us to the Palatki Heritage Site to see ancient cliff dwelling and art site, then to Boynton Canyon through the scenic red rocks.

ATV Rental Info

  • Location: Sedona ATV and buggy rentals

  • Sedona ATV provided us with a turn by turn map to follow with images of the markers to follow specific trails.

  • If you have no previous experience off-roading it can be intimidating. It was intimidating for me at times even though I have done my fair share of off-roading.

Visit the Palatki Heritage Site

The first trail led us to Palatki, a site of ancient cliff dwellings and pictographs etched into the red rock walls. These were built long ago by the Sinagua people. You can also access these sites by trail.

We moved along to Boynton Pass, where we zoomed through the colorful canyons, red rock pinnacles, and high mountains.

I highly recommend getting off road in Sedona!

Do you know any other great activities in Sedona we should try? Please leave them in the comments below.


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