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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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  • If you go to Sedona you must drive route 179 .If you don't well then you only did half of Sedona. Take time out and go to the Chamber of Commerce and let them design your trip in Sedona. You won't mis...  more »
  • I drive this road every week on business and it never ceases to show something new! whether the creek is running under the remnants of the old bridge or not! many places to pull off and view the red r...  more »
  • This drive can get a bit congested but it is beautiful. A very nice mixture of rock formations and plant life. The colors change constantly based on lighting conditions.