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Dragoon, Arizona: The Thing Team Field Report

2631 N. Johnson Rd, Dragoon, AZ
I-10 exit 322, south side.
Daily 7-7 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $5. Entire family $10.
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The Thing.

The Thing

America's most purposefully mysterious tourist attraction beckons the freeway-fatigued in empty southeastern Arizona. What is it? We won't tell. Report... [09/02/2018]

The Thing?

The Thing: 1965-2018

"Mystery of the Desert!" the billboards cried as you rocketed along I-10 between Tucson and El Paso. OUr visit report on the classic attraction known as The Thing, before its total revamp in 2018. Report...

The Thing.

Dragoon, Arizona - The Path to The Thing
The Thing?:

Highlights at The Thing? attraction are revealed in this 2007 field video. Perhaps even a glimpse of The Thing itself?

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Visitor Tips and News About The Thing

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Aliens vs. Dinosaurs.

The Thing

Amazing ... my jaw dropped as I walked in, but at the same time I miss The Thing I grew up going to.

[Kevin, 05/21/2019]


The Thing

Billboards for a must-see truck stop and gas-up roadside attraction -- The Thing? -- beckon along interstate 10.

[Gai Archibald, 03/03/2019]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Rattlesnake RanchRattlesnake Ranch, Dragoon, AZ - 3 mi.
Gammons Gulch - Movie Set and MuseumGammons Gulch - Movie Set and Museum, Pomerene, AZ - 15 mi.
Boot HillBoot Hill, Tombstone, AZ - 25 mi.
In the region:
Grave of the Radio Evangelist, Hereford, AZ - 49 mi.

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