Some of the best adventures are only a short while away. Only a 2-hour drive from Phoenix, you'll find an amazing bridge hike in Arizona that'll give you some of the best views around. There's even a creek for you to enjoy afterward.
Midgley Bridge Trail is an easy 1.3-mile roundtrip hike located in Sedona. With views of the red rocks and an actual bridge, it's the perfect place for photographers.
Before you head out on your journey, you'll need to purchase a $5 Red Rock Pass. They're available online or at the vending machine located at the Midgley Bridge Observation site.
Since this premier spot is a favorite amongst locals, it's best to get here early. Parking is limited and can fill up fast, so plan accordingly.
The downhill stroll has an overlook that allows you to peer down into the canyon. You'll also get views of the bridge!
The descent is relatively easy but the walk up will require a little more work because of the slight 55-foot elevation gain.
With three picnic tables and restrooms available, you can pack a lunch and enjoy the day with friends.
The 200-foot long overpass serves as a link to connect Phoenix and Prescott to the Sedona and Flagstaff areas. You can't walk across it, however, it's always fun to drive over and look out the windows as you do.
If you're looking to spend an entire day here, there are many different trails nearby that are just as fun. The Wilson Mountain Trail is a moderate, 3-mile roundtrip hike that has spectacular views.
Whether you're looking for a spot to relax or want to find a prime area for photography, this easy bridge hike will give you both.
While you're in the area, you should check out this resort in town. It's perfect for a BFF getaway in the desert.
Midgley Bridge Trail
Difficulty: Easy to moderate
Length: Approx. 1.3-miles roundtrip
Address: Sedona, Arizona
Why You Need To Go: You can take a short trip from the valley to this scenic spot.
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