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Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), Sedona
(4.9/5 based on 2,600+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Sedona's like no other place. The mountains/formations are so close. Beautiful sunrises & sunsets. Take the time for this drive. 
  • Any time of day is wonderful to take in these magnificent formations. Colours change with the sun and so photogenic. Not yo miss if you are in AZ 
  • It is just a short scenic drive but well worth it. Red Rock State Park is also on this road. I suggest driving it one way then turn around and drive it the other way. Take your time and enjoy the view...  more »