Description - The Sedona-Oak Creek Canyon Scenic Road was designated by the Arizona Department of Transportation on August 24, 1984. This route follows U.S. 89A through this scenic canyon, made popular in the 1920s when it was discovered by Hollywood. This scenic road offers a rare opportunity to study a variety of elements within a short distance. The road traverses seven major plant communities as a result of elevation changes, temperature variation and precipitation. It begins near the town of Sedons, and runs in a northerly direction through Oak Creek Canyon to the top of the Mogollon Rim, traveling areas rich with geologic formations similar to the Grand Canyon.
- The Sedona-Oak Creek Canyon Scenic Road is known for it's Natural, Recreational and Scenic Attractions.
This route is located in central Arizona, north of the town of Sedona.
Directions from : The Scenic Road itself:
It travels State Route 89A from Sedona, through the Oak Creek Canyon to the Mogollon Rim.
How to get to the road:
Turn south from Flagstaff off of Interstate 40 to State Route 89A to Sedona and the scenic road.