Painted Desert Vista - Arizona

Sky darkness(Bortle class 1 is best): 2-

North-east of Flagstaff on Loop 395 between Sunset Crater National Monument Wupatki National Monument is a wonderful view of the Painted Desert with very dark skies:

  • From I40 and Country Club Dr. in Flagstaff take Country Club a block north to US 89
  • Turn right and take US 89 north to the Sunset Crater National Monument (about 12 miles).
  • Turn right (east) into SCNM on Loop 395 (Fire Road 545) and go about 9.3 miles.

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Content created: 2020-02-20




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