A Rugged Introduction to Sedona’s Backcountry

  • 4x4 Adventure: Enjoy an adventurous ride on rocky, rugged trails with steep cliffs and hairpin turns
  • Schnebly Hill Road: Discover one of the most scenic drives in Arizona; learn about the pioneer it's named after
  • Backcountry Views: Take in some of the most spectacular views Sedona’s backcountry has to offer
  • World-famous Red Rocks: Enjoy plenty of photo ops with red-rock formations and beautiful sandstone cliffs
  • Historical: Learn about the history of Arizona’s original wagon trails from your guide
  • Cow Pies: Stop at the famous sandstone, circular mounds for spectacular views of Bear Wallow Canyon
  • Educational: Learn about the area's ecosystems while traveling the canyons, washes, cliffs and high-desert trails
  • Trusted & Safe: Local guides trained in Smith System Driver Safety Techniques and Wilderness First-Aid/CPR

Tour Details

As the perfect introduction to Sedona’s red rock trails, the Scenic Rim Tour is 90 minutes of winding, unpaved and bumpy back roads. Hold on tight during this adventurous journey. Pink Jeep® Tours will give you a ride to remember in one of the most incredible settings on Earth.

Your Certified Interpretive Guide will greet you at the Pink Jeep® Tour Plaza before inviting you to hop into a custom-built, open-air Pink Jeep® Wrangler. Head up Schnebly Hill Road to marvel at its towering red-rock formations and picture-postcard views.

Hairpin turns, steep cliffs and blind curves await as your Jeep® Wrangler climbs elevation along a rugged dirt road through canyons and washes. You’ll also see Munds Wagon Trail, a main “highway” between Sedona and Flagstaff that was completed in 1902. It was one of the state’s first and most popular cattle trails. The Mogollon Rim rises above you, while the city of Sedona sits below.

Photo ops are plentiful on this tour, with many chances to use Arizona’s most stunning scenery as your backdrop. You'll stop at the famous Cow Pies, a series of multi-level, circular sandstone mounds located in the middle of Bear Wallow Canyon. From the edge of the enormous slick rock waves are world-class views of the canyon below.

If you’re short on time but ready to take on Sedona’s rugged backcountry and see some of the Southwest’s most spectacular views, the introductory Scenic Rim Tour is right for you.

Note: If you’d like a more immersive experience, see the extended Scenic Rim 2.5 tour. Or enjoy two of our most popular signature excursions on the 3-hour Broken Arrow/Scenic Rim Combo tour.

Know Before You Go

  • Children under 5 are not permitted on this tour
  • Rugged 4X4 adventure tour traversing rocks, ruts and roots
  • Unmaintained primitive dirt road; very bumpy and bouncy
  • Not recommended for pregnant guests or those who have a fear of heights
  • Not recommended for guests who prefer a mild experience
  • Guests with limited mobility can stay in the vehicle at stops and still enjoy excellent views



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Please Note: All tours are subject to our Terms of Sale which can be found here. Subject to our Terms of Sale, our tours operate rain or shine, provided the roads are open. In the event of severe weather, Pink Adventure Tours reserves the right to alter, modify, or cancel any tour due to unsafe conditions. Any tour cancelled by Pink Adventure Tours due to unsafe conditions will receive a 100% refund.