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Meteor Crater, Winslow

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You can walk right up to the rim of Meteor Crater, thought to be one of the best-preserved meteorite craters on the planet. The crater is privately owned by the Barringer family, the descendants of the scientist who was first to suggest that the crater was due to a meteor. The visitor center displays pieces of the meteorite recovered from the floor of the crater and tells the history surrounding the site. Learn about Daniel Barringer and the journey that led to the crater's discovery, then trek the paved walkway to its viewing point. Bring sunscreen; there is no natural shade along the walkway. To find out how to plan a trip to Winslow, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • Traveling on 40, saw the signs, mile marker 233, we have the time and it was time well spent. The place it very very nice, it is very educational and they do a great job there. I am really pleased we ...  more »
  • Our family recently made a side trip on our way to Flagstaff, travelling with 2 middle school boys. It was a highlight for all! The museum was very well done, hands on and interactive - worth the admi...  more »

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