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Discovery Park

1651 W Discovery Park Blvd, Safford, AZ 85546-3909
+1 928-428-6260
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Eastern Arizona College Campus Discovery Park - don't miss!

It can be confusing trying to find information online because this "park" has gone from being a... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2017
TommyBear
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Visiting the Vatican's Observatory

This is a major Bucket list for anyone!! Totally incredible and every person involved went out of... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2016
TrishMcCarty
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Paradise Valley, Arizona
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Contains 2 of the country's leading sky-watching sites (Aker and Mount Graham International observatories, the world's largest pin-hole camera and more.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good6%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“small museum” (2 reviews)
“journey” (2 reviews)
“information” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 16:30
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1651 W Discovery Park Blvd, Safford, AZ 85546-3909
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+1 928-428-6260
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

It can be confusing trying to find information online because this "park" has gone from being a private "Edu-tainment" venture through a County project to finally being part of Eastern Arizona College. So unfortuantely, there is a lot of outdated information still online to confuse...More

Thank TommyBear
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

This is a major Bucket list for anyone!! Totally incredible and every person involved went out of their way for us. Gives us hope for humanity.

2  Thank TrishMcCarty
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Great staff, and wonderful guides for the observatory trips. Very knowledgeable about the area. There are areas you can hike, and learn about the native wildlife as well.

Thank ATeachingCat
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Worth visiting if you are passing through Safford. Didn't quite meet our expectations gained from the website. Times different from these on website...now closes at 4pm.

Thank vjj
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

A delightful park with much to see and learn with a lot of interesting things to do. Great for solo visitors, couples and families of all ages

Thank verna2010
Reviewed 2 August 2015

This is a great place for a little stargazing on a weekend night. You are able to look through the big telescope into the night sky with a staff member assisting you with what you are looking at. There is a small library research area.

Thank phxchica127
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Discovery Park is an unexpected find on the outskirts of they quiet town of Safford, Arizona. The grounds are beautifully landscaped so it's a pleasure just to go there and walk around. They have facilities for groups of various sizes so you can bring a...More

1  Thank 842nancyh
Reviewed 7 March 2015

When we visited the train was not running, the buildings were open for a private group and there was not really much going on. Just got to walk around the grounds

Thank SPhillips_55
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Very informative about history, geology, biology of area. Could offer more educational programs if funds allowed.

Thank ArizonaNancy2014
Reviewed 7 October 2014

Discovery Park is at the base of Mt. Graham in Safford, AZ. If you sign up in advance, from here you can take a guided van trip up to the top to see 3 incredibly large telescopes. The Large Binocular Telescope is the largest in...More

1  Thank Roberta R
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