Facilities available at Red Rock State Park.
Sorry, pets are not allowed at this park.
Red Rock's Miller Visitor Center includes exhibits and a park store. Inquire about the Junior Ranger and Junior Buddy programs available for children ages 4–12. There is also a movie theater that plays a short film on Sedona and the surrounding area. Movies play daily starting at 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. with a special monthly theme video showing at 3 p.m. each day.
The gift shop, located inside the Visitor Center, offers a wide selection of souvenirs, including t-shirts, magnets, walking sticks, books, maps, and postcards that highlight the Sedona area. Beverages and snacks are also for sale. Visit our online Gift Catalog to purchase select items.
There are many educational opportunities found in the Miller Visitor Center. Our hands-on exhibits are based on the theme of biotic communities. The panels bring to life the variety of habitats found within the park. You will also find information on the early human inhabitants of the area as well as roving displays showing a wide selection of the park’s wildlife. We also have a movie theater at the park which shows “The Natural Wonders of Sedona: Timeless Beauty.” The 45-minute film plays on request and covers Sedona’s history and wildlife and takes you on a flying tour of the red rocks providing you with some phenomenal aerial scenes.
Group: Day Use Areas
All areas are available for public use on a first-come, first served basis, when not reserved. Reservations may be made up to six months in advance, except for wedding reservations, which can be made up to 12 months in advance. All reservations require a non-refundable $25.00 reservation fee. Payment must be received at least 30 days in advance to secure the reservation and fees are non-refundable. Vehicle entrance fees still apply.
Twin Cypress Ramada: Large covered ramada, which holds 13 picnic tables that can be arranged to suit your needs. Electrical outlets, water, and barbecue grills (charcoal only) are available for use. Bathrooms located nearby.
Maximum group size: 75 with existing tables and up to 250 with additional tables/chairs (user provided).
Facility use ree: $100; plus a non-refundable $25.00 reservation fee.
Habicamp Ramadas: Two ramadas located near Twin Cypress area, holds seven picnic tables that can be arranged to suit your needs. Water available for use, bathrooms located nearby.
Maximum Group Size: 50
Facility Use Fee: $100; plus a non-refundable $25.00 reservation fee.
Visitor Center Ramadas: Two ramadas located near the Visitor Center, holds six picnic tables that can be arranged to suit your needs. Electrical outlets are available for use. Visitor Center bathrooms are nearby.
Maximum Group Size: 50
Facility Use fee: $100; plus a non-refundable $25.00 reservation fee.
Picnic tables and shelters are located in all of our group day use areas, all of which are subject to reservations. If not reserved these areas are open to the public on a first-come, first serve basis. Several uncovered picnic tables and barbecues are scattered throughout the field in the Twin Cypress area and are available for use even when the ramada areas are reserved.
This park has modern, handicap accessible restrooms located at the Visitor Center and the Twin Cypress group use area.
Red Rock Rules
- Stay on marked roads & trails.
- No pets allowed.
- Charcoal fires in grills only.
- Wood gathering prohibited.
- No swimming or wading.
- No fireworks.
- Do not remove vegetation, wildlife, rocks, or artifacts.
- Keep all sound devices to an individual hearing level.
- Be sure to take out trash you bring into park.
- Visitors must stay on designated trails.
- No rock climbing.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Red Rock
Q: Why are the rocks red?
A: Because they contain a bit of iron … they are rusting!
Q: What is the house up on the hill?
A: It is the House of Apache Fires, built in 1947 by Jack and Helen Frye.
Q: Why don’t you allow dogs and other pets in the park?
A: Red Rock State Park is a Center for Environmental Education and as a nature preserve it is our mission to protect the environment and the wildlife that live here. Pets may leave droppings or intrude on others’ enjoyment of the park.
Q: What should we do if you see a snake?
A: Stop and observe them. They will move slowly from the trail giving you ample time to snap a picture.
Q: Can we fish in the park?
A: You could, however you would not have the luck you are hoping for! According to Arizona Game and Fish, the cold water begins up in Oak Creek Canyon above Grasshopper Point where fish are stocked.
Q: Which is the best hiking trail in your park?
A: All our trails are special and beautiful and range from easy flat walks along Oak Creek to higher trails that take you up to our scenic vistas.
Q: Will we see a cougar on our hike?
A: Cougars are very secretive and elusive. Their main prey is mule deer and they tend to hide from humans. If you are lucky, you might see their tracks in the mud under Kingfisher Bridge.