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Courthouse Butte Loop
Bell Rock Trail
Route to the Top of Bell Rock Spire

This website is not designed to provide directions or navigation of the trails but solely intended to give you an idea what you may see and experience on the hikes.  


The Bell Rock Courthouse Butte Loop and Other Sedona Trails - Wildlife and Flowers

The following wildlife and flowers were seen on the trail:

A well hidden rabbit. 


Agave plant with mast and flower

Agave - "Plant of the Century".  The agave lives for decades but only flowers once.  The plant just before it dies grows a mast and flowers.  The mast may reach 20 feet tall.

Yucca Plant with flower


Yucca Plant.

Stag Beatle

Stag Beetle

Thin cactus with flower
Click here for Closeup view  of flower

Video Of Hummingbirds Flying Over
West Fork Creek 

Hummingbird MP4 Video - Mobile Devices
Hummingbird FLASH Video - Computers
Hummingbird on Stream
Video Of Tarantula at Cathedral Rock
Tarantula - Cathedral Rock
Video Of Bee Pollinating Cactus Flowers
Bee Pollinating Flower

Prickley pear cactus with yellow flowers.

Flower (yellow) prickly pear cactus   Prickly pear cactus with yellow flower

Yellow flower prickly pear cactus

Prickley pear cactus with red flowers.

Flower (red) - Prickly pear cactus  Red flower - prickly pear cactus

Prickly pear cactus with a red flower


Bluejay dive bombing out of a tree.

Blue Jay Dive-bombing Out of a Tree

Dove hiding in the grass.


A mule deer in Boynton Pass

Mule Deer

A squirrel on Boynton Canyon Trail

Squirrel - Boynton Canyon

A strawberry hedgehog cactus with a purple flower on Huckaby Trail.

Cactus with purple flower

A desert wolf spider can be seen in is burrow.  Note the web which he has spun.  The spider spins a funnel shaped web which forms a tunnel, leading into the burrow.  The "Funnel-Web Wolf Spider" is common to Arizona. 

Wolf Spider 

A lizard on Brins Mesa Trail.


A snake on Brins Mesa Trail.


A humming bird on Soldier Pass Trail.


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