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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  • Eye popping views surrounds you and does not disappoint. There are many pullouts to stop and take pictures and places to park (either with a red rock pass or national park pass), so you can get out an...  more »
  • What a beautiful drive. I would like to see more places to stop, but you should still do it. Hiking trails are available, but I didn't have the time to do any of them.  more »
  • We did a cd narrated drive tour of the Sedona area. this portion of the trip was very nice. there were plenty of opportunities for pictures.  more »
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