DEPARTS Sedona, AZ
A Historic Back Road Expedition
- Snake through rocky terrain on a 100-year-old backcountry wagon trail
- Take a steep descent into Diamondback Gulch, a deep ravine created long ago by running water
- Enjoy glimpses of Arizona’s ranching past, where cattle once roamed the landscape
- Catch views of Sedona’s most recognizable red-rock formations
- Learn little-known area facts and folklore from an expert local guide
- Surround yourself with amazing views of Coconino National Forest from an open-air Pink® Jeep® Wrangler
Our Diamondback Gulch Tour brings the Arizona high country to life with an off-road adventure on rugged, red trails under the expansive sky. Step into one of our open-air Pink® Jeep® Wranglers and buckle up – you’re about to see why this tour offers something for everyone.
As you start out, your personal Certified Interpretive Guide will point out some of Sedona’s most iconic red-rock formations. You’ll also pass scenic Boynton Canyon, a setting for the 1947 John Wayne film, “Angel and the Badman” and the site of hidden ancient ruins. Mingus Mountain and the Black Hills appear in the distance, standing watch over the peaceful Verde Valley.
After arriving in Coconino National Forest, you’ll head down the remote Greasy Spoon trail. A section of the original wagon route between Sedona and Prescott, this century-old trail stretches back to an era before Arizona was a state. Catch glimpses of a colorful past when the cliffs, canyons and forests were wild, uncharted territory and 50,000 Texas longhorn cattle roamed the land.
Continue on to Sidewinder Trail, where the rocky terrain falls into Diamondback Gulch—a deep ravine that slices through the land. Hold on while your guide expertly navigates the steep descent into the chasm before climbing out again. Expansive views greet you on the other side; the fiery red-rock trail contrasts the cool green of the native landscape and the brilliant blue sky.
Finally, an easy ride from the forest back to Sedona will give you plenty of time to catch your breath, steady your feet and plan your next off-road adventure with Pink® Jeep® Tours.
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Following are real guest reviews, voluntarily submitted and unedited.
Had a blast! Bumpier than we expected, but for 2 people from Orlando, this was quite an adventure!
We’ve been on your tour before. Love Pink Jeep tours!
Loved the educational aspect as well as the good humor!! David is a wonderful ambassador
I loved the scenery and the bumpy terrain. However, as I mentioned previously, it's not necessary for the guide to be talking every second. I enjoyed my tour last year much more. But I did still enjoy THIS one -- how can you not???
He didn’t talk that much.
Great tour guide
it was very fun, & educational. our tour guide was very nice & funny. i really enjoyed it
It was good.