Trip Planner:   USA  /  Arizona  /  Sedona  /  Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), Sedona

4.9
#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.
Create an itinerary including Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 5.0
4,139 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • This stretch of road is one of the most beautiful in the entire county. It is hard to put into words, especially if you are unfamiliar with the beauty of the red rocks of the southwest. It is a...  more »
  • just beautiful, a must see. The drive along Hwy 179 allows you to see many of the wonderful rock formations.  more »

Plan your trip to Sedona

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.