Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), Sedona

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Designated as Arizona's first All-American Road, Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) runs through Red Rock Country. Along the road, you'll be dwarfed by the ancient red rocks that tower overhead. You'll also drive through pine forests in the Coconino National Forest. The byway is less than 16 km (10 mi), but multiple scenic pull-off points along the way make it worth taking your time. Visit the Forest Visitor Center for maps of hiking and biking trails that cut through the area. Put Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) into our Sedona vacation planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Sedona.
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  • August 13, 2017
    The red rock scenic byway is beautiful; lots of little turnouts where 1 pass for the day will allow you to park to enjoy the trailheads and linger in the sheer beauty.  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    All of the Red Rock Points were outstanding and I highly recommend walking the trails and have a camera to photograph the views  more »
  • August 11, 2017
    Amazing views The color & formation of the rocks is incredible! Sedona is beautiful. Take the time to enjoy the beauty & awesomeness.  more »

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