Winslow, Arizona: Meteor Crater

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Barringer Meteor Crater

Address:
Meteor Crater Rd, Winslow, AZ
Directions:
35 miles east of Flagstaff and 5.7 miles south of exit 233 off of I-40. Note: this is a privately owned, paid admission attraction, with an entry gate 6 miles south of the Interstate.
Hours:
Summer daily 7-7; off-season 8-5. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
928-289-2362
Admission:
Adults $22.
RA Rates:
Major Fun
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Meteor Crater.

Meteor Crater

Aren't you glad you weren't standing on this spot 50,000 years ago?

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Meteor Crater.

Meteor Crater

I'm not sure we would have gone to Meteor Crater if it weren't for the Military discount: for 5 of us it cost us $68. Current price is $22/adult (6/7/21). It was kind of interesting; unfortunately the tour guide was full of jokes that were worse than dad jokes, and it only takes you around the rim on a small asphalt path. If you are into astronomy, geology....this is right up your alley.

[Susan, 06/11/2021]

Barringer Crater.

Meteor Crater

Totally worth a stop, and the fee! Make sure to not bring pets, as they are not allowed inside. Don't believe the naysayers...this was literally created by space and its amazing! Barringer rules. [Cathy, 06/22/2019]
Meteor Crater

I beg to differ with many of the posts, and don't recommend you go out of your way to see the crater. First, it's almost 45 minutes from downtown Winslow. Second, it's $18 per person, and I was ready to leave only minutes after arriving. I love fun and quirky sites, but this one felt like a rip-off.

[Martin Hafer, 09/18/2018]
Meteor Crater

We found the crater interesting and learned new things, which is always nice! However, we found the entrance fee pricey at $65 for family of 4 (2 parents, 1 adult teen, 1 minor teen). Would be worth it if there were a sizable reduced rate for students. At current rates, it's a one and done visit.

[A3k, 06/05/2018]

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