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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  • This was a gorgeous drive with lots of spots to stop and take pictures or go for a hike. It was too cold for us to want to take the hikes, but we enjoyed the drive.  more »
  • A drive to Sedona just to see the red rocks are worth a day trip. If you are in the Phoenix area take the 2 hr trip up to see the rocks and eat at some great restaurants.  more »
  • Not overly busy, but stunning views while you drive. Easy to see road signs to make your way to your destination.  more »

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