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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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  • It's a nice drive. Some have trails associated with them which makes it more interesting. Pleasant and interesting.  more »
  • We drove through there on our way to the Grand Canyon from Phoenix. It was stunning and there were some great pull off spots to take a walk to the rocks and get fabulous pictures. This is a must see d...  more »
  • Great ride to meet the famous red mountains of Sedona. Quiet trail to make of car. Worth the visit
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