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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  • At the right time of day (right around sunset) This drive is spectacularly breathtaking. If you go during nicer weather with the windows down and just cruising this road, it takes you back to a...  more »
  • Spent five days in Sedona and drove all parts of this road. Every angle shows a different formation. Stunning views make it hard to keep your eyes on the road!  more »

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