Parking, Traffic and the Red Rock Pass

Parking

If you’re looking for parking in Uptown Sedona, you may be lucky enough to find a spot along Hwy 89A along the storefronts, but your best bet is the free parking lot behind the Sedona Chamber of Commerce (331 Forest Road at Hwy 89A) or in the two-level lot behind Sinagua Plaza (270 N 89A) – both located in Uptown Sedona.

Traffic

As to traffic, the stretch of Hwy 179 between the Village of Oak Creek and Sedona can get very congested, especially in Sedona’s high seasons from March through May and September through mid-December. The curvy, two-lane road is the main artery between the two popular areas and requires a moderate speed, even when it’s not crowded. The good news is, Sedona has nearly a dozen traffic circles or roundabouts to ease traffic congestion and make it flow more efficiently. Plus, the slower pace gives the driver and passengers opportunities to see the fantastic scenery as it unfolds around you. Likewise, the portion of Hwy 89A in Uptown Sedona can be packed with cars and pedestrians, so take it easy… try to park as suggested above and get out on foot to walk along the storefronts and take in the views of Oak Creek and the towering red rocks.

How to Drive in Sedona's Roundabouts

Roundabouts are designed to make intersections safer and more efficient for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists. There are two types of roundabouts: Single-lane roundabouts and multi-lane roundabouts.

There are a few key things to remember about driving roundabouts:

  • Yield to drivers in the roundabout
  • Stay in your lane; do not change lanes
  • Do not stop in the roundabout

As you approach a roundabout, slow down and watch for pedestrians in the crosswalk. Look to your left as you near the entrance to the roundabout. Yield to traffic already in the roundabout. Once you see a gap in traffic, enter the circle and proceed to your exit. If there is no traffic in the roundabout, you may enter without yielding. Look for pedestrians and use your turn signal before you exit, and make sure to stay in your lane as you continue around the roundabout. Staying in one's lane is particularly important in the two multi-lane roundabouts you'll encounter in Uptown Sedona at the "Y". Get familiar with the lay of the land in Sedona before you go, so that you can prepare yourself to be in the correct lane at these two busy traffic circles. You'll likely want to stick to the outermost lanes so you can safely exit right out of the roundabout to get to Uptown, the Shops at Pinon Pointe, or Tlaquepaque.

Where to Buy a Red Rock Pass

Sedona is surrounded by lots of National Forest Service land, so if you want to hike, picnic or just get up close and personal with the red rocks, you will likely need to purchase a Red Rock Pass for parking and access. Red Rock Passes are $5 per day, $15 per week or $20 per year and are available at Sedona’s visitor centers, trailheads and many businesses and hotels in town.

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Red Rock Ranger District
Sedona Oak Creek Chamber
North Gateway Visitor Center
Peaks Ranger District
Oak Creek Visitor Center
Coconino Forest Supervisor's Office
Verde Ranger District
Public Lands Information Center
Kinsail Corp.
My Scenic Drives
Red Rock District
Flagstaff Ranger District
Coconino Supervisor's Office
Bell Rock Pathway
Little Horse
Back O' Beyond/Cathedral Rock
Huckaby Trail
Midgely Bridge
indian Gardens Visitor Center
Encinoso and Halfway Picnic Areas
Boynton Canyon Trail
Baldwin Trail
Doe Mountain Trail
Banjo Bill Picnic Area
Jim Thompson Trail
Bootlegger Picnic Area
Oak Creek Vista
Courthouse Butte
Adobe Grand Villas
Adobe Village Graham Inn
Amara Resort
Apple Orchard Inn
Arizona Natural History Association
Baby Quail Inn
Barlow Jeep Rentals
Basha's
Best Western Arroyo Roble
Best Western Inn of Sedona
Briar Patch Inn
Butterfly Garden Inn
Canyon Villa Inn
Center for New Age
Circle K Stores
City of Sedona
Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce
Creekside Inn
Diamond Resorts
Enchantment Resort
Flagstaff Visitor's Center
Giant Service Stations
Hike House, The
Hilton Travel Traders
Hyatt Pinion Pointe
Arroyo Pinion Hotel
La Quinta
L'Auberge de Sedona
Lodge at Sedona, The
LoLo Mai Springs
Los Abrigados
New Frontiers Natural Marketplace
Oak Creek Terrace Resort
Penrose Bed & Breakfast
Pink Jeep Tours
Poco Diablo Resort
Quail Ridge Resort
Rio Verde RV Park
Safari Gas
Safeway Stores
Sedona ATV
Sedona Bike & Bean
Sedona Chamber of Commerce
Sedona Historical Society
Sedona Pines Resort
Sedona Real Inn
Sedona Springs Resort
Sedona Summit Resort
Seven Canyon Villas
Sky Ranch Lodge
Southwest Inn at Sedona
Sugar Loaf Lodge
Sunset Chateau
Thrifty Mountain Supply
Village Chevron
Weber's IGA Market
Wildflower Inn
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8375 Highway 179
331 Forest Rd
Oak Creek Vista, Highway 89A
5075 N. Highway 89
3901 N. Highway 89A
1824 S. Thompson St
300 E. Highway 260
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35 Hozoni
150 Canyon Circle Dr
310 N. Highway 89A
656 Jordan Rd
8375 Highway 179
50 Willow Way
3009 W. Highway 89A
160 Coffee Pot Dr
400 N. Highway 89A
1200 W. Highway 89A
3190 N. Highway 89A
9440 N. Highway 89A
40 Canyon Circle Dr
341 Highway 179
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102 Roadrunner Dr
1010 S. Main St
99 Copper Cliffs
401 Jordan Rd
525 Boynton Canyon Rd
1 E. Route 66
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431 N. Highway 179
90 Ridge Trail Drive
1 N. Highway 89A
3119 W. Highway 89A
6176 N. Highway 179
301 L'Auberge Ln
125 Kallof Pl
11505 LoLo Mai Rd
160 Portal Ln
1420 W. Highway 89A
4548 N. Highway 89A
250 Red Butte Dr
150 Soldiers Pass Rd
1752 N. Highway 179
120 Canyon Circle Dr
3420 E. Highway 89A
145 W. Highway 89A
2300 W. Highway 89A
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6020 N. Highway 179
331 Forest Rd
735 Jordan Rd
6701 W. Highway 89A
95 Arroyo Pinon Dr
55 Northview Rd
4500 Navoti Dr
755 Golfclub Way
1105 Airport Rd
3250 W. Highway 89A
1870 W. Highway 89A
655 S. Sunset Dr
2020 Contractors Rd
6416 N. Highway 179
100 Verde Valley School Rd
6086 N. Highway 179

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