Kisva Trail

Red Rock Arizona State Park
Located 3.7 miles from Sedona, Arizona (AZ)
4 Stars
2,213 Steps 1  (1.0 mi)

The Kisva Trail is located on the south side of a riparian corridor known as Oak Creek. To access the Kisva Trail, hike the Bunkhouse Trail to the wooden Kingfisher Bridge and cross Oak Creek.

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Elevation

The Kisva Trail has a maximum elevation of 3,951 ft (1,204 m), a minimum elevation of 3,823 ft (1,165 m), and an elevation range of 128 ft (39 m).

Metrics

[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
2,2131.0 mi3,823 ft3,951 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
25 min9.0108 ft27 ft
[ B to A ]
TimeFloorsGainLoss
25 min2.227 ft108 ft

What is the length of the Kisva Trail?

The length of the trail is 1.0 mi (1.6 km) or 2,213 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Kisva Trail?

A person in good physical health can hike the trail in 25 min in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 25 min in the [ B to A ] direction.

Calories

The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the trail while hiking in the [ A to B ] and [ B to A ] direction at a typical speed and is based on gross weight (which includes anything carried), the topography, trail length and trail conditions.

Topo Maps

Download the free Kisva Trail topo map and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) Red Rock Arizona State Park topographic maps. Do you want full-sheet outdoor recreation JPEG Topo Maps?

Adjoining 7.5' Quadrangle Legend

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  1. Northwest Topo Map: Loy Butte, AZ
  2. North Topo Map: Wilson Mountain, AZ
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Munds Park, AZ
  4. West Topo Map: Page Springs, AZ
  5. Topo Map: Sedona, AZ
  6. East Topo Map: Munds Mountain, AZ
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Cornville, AZ
  8. South Topo Map: Lake Montezuma, AZ
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Casner Butte, AZ

Is there a Kisva trail map?

Yes, and it's free! The Kisva Trail is located on the Sedona topo map. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the map.

Discussion

Footnotes

  1. Steps is a unit of distance equal to the sum of stride lengths that vary with the terrain.
  2. Length is the distance of the trail between the two trailheads, measured on the trail.
  3. Min Ele is the minimum elevation on the trail.
  4. Max Ele is the maximum elevation on the trail.
  5. Time is the typical total time required to hike the trail.
  6. Floors is the gain divided by twelve, the height of one floor.
  7. Gain (cumulative elevation gain) is the sum of every gain in elevation.
  8. Loss (cumulative elevation loss) is the sum of every loss in elevation.