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Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), Sedona

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#1 of 28 in Scenic Drive in Arizona
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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  • If you have not seen the red rocks in Sedona, then you absolutely must take this route. It is one of the most scenic drives you will ever encounter, especially in the state of Arizona.  more »
  • If you're headed to Sedona, make sure you take this route! There were breathtaking views everywhere we looked!  more »

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