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. 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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  • Beautiful views in all directions, but use 89A to arrive in Sedona from south. Fewer back-ups. Ck out SR 179 during your stay in Sedona.  more »
  • Breathtaking & Spectacular are the two most appropriate adjectives I can think to use. We made the drive south to north, and around every curve there was another surprise vista around the bend. Super ...  more »
  • This route is so beautiful. A Sedona must. It was too hot to hike with our baby, but taking this route allowed us to take in the beauty of Sedona from the comfort of our car  more »
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