The Beautiful Red Rocks

The Beautiful Red Rocks

Red Rocks from Hot Air Balloon

The Beautiful Red Rocks have inspired everyone from the Native Americans who worshipped their energy fields thousands of years ago to the hikers who now worship the views.
Spread around Oak Creek and its magnificent canyon, Red Rock Country is one of the most popular tourists’ sites in the United States. Home of the some of the most photographed natural formations, like Cathedral Rock and Bell Rock, and featured in numerous movies, Red Rock Country is bound to leave you amazed and in awe.

 

Numerous buttes and mesas dot the area. Part of the Coconino National Forest, Red Rock Country offers incredibly divers scenery, ranging from ponderosa pine forests to red desert rock formation that gave it its name.

The centerpiece of Red Rock Country is Oak Creek Canyon, the second most popular tourist attraction in Arizona (only Great Canyon attracts more visitors per year). There’s good reason for this, Oak Creek Canyon is an amazing natural wonder offering many recreational activities.