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Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), Sedona

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Must see · Scenic Drive · Tourist Spot
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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  • The views along this highway are beautiful, and the light and sky are always changing, creating new vistas. the only challenge is The interchange between the highways in the middle of Sedona can get.....  more »
  • What an amazing way to reach the beautiful town of Sedona. I highly recommend you take the time to drive this Scenic Byway!!  more »
  • The drive in is just beautiful. Both times we drove this to Sedona, we stop to take lots of pictures.  more »

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