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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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  • Get off the main highway and take this scenic road through the red rock area of this part of Arizona. It's magnificently beautiful, and no traffic or trucks. Just go this way - you will not be disappo...  more »
  • The vistas are just beautiful. The colors are so vibrant and unique to the area. The views won't disappoint!  more »
  • This is a short drive with lots of beautiful spots to pull off. Must have a camera. You may want to do it at various times of day to get the Sund effects.  more »