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. By using our Sedona day trip tool , you can arrange your visit to Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) and other attractions in Sedona.
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  • Well worth time for a fantastical ride of unparalleled beauty. Take time to walk the Bell Rock trail.  more »
  • Take the Byway - excellent scenery and light to no traffic mid day on a November Sunday. We worth the drive.  more »
  • We were on our way to Sedona for a couple of days and had to take this route anyway, but I would still recommend it to anyone driving to northern Arizona. It's a beautiful route with stunning views of...  more »

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