Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), Sedona

4.9
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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  • You can drive the length of the scenic byway in half a day but allow more time to stop at the scenic pull-offs or stroll a short trail. It is breath taking and you will want to take lots of...  more »
  • This is a beautiful drive with lots of incredible rock formations. Along the way there are a lot of places to stop and get out for a closer look. We took several short hikes at these stops. We...  more »

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