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Open today: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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A few hours of free entertainment and hiking trails to boot

Discovery park is free to visitors. I walked through the display area as well as the outside hiking... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tucson, Arizona
Something Different to Do in a Small Town

This place really is a little gem. With their tiny mueseum,interactive space ride, and lots of... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Safford, 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.
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1651 W Discovery Park Blvd, Safford, AZ 85546-3909
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Discovery park is free to visitors. I walked through the display area as well as the outside hiking trails. The highlight was the Shuttle ride, don't miss it!!

Thank N0eta
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

This place really is a little gem. With their tiny mueseum,interactive space ride, and lots of space out back for kids to run and play in the “Western Town” there’s a good chance you’ll have a good time. Admission is free. Make sure to bring...More

Thank Gardea
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Great place to learn more about space Even has ride experience that takes you on a space exploration. A lot of exhibits that teach you about space.

1  Thank Rvtravl91
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Worth the trip. Very interesting and informative. It is amazing how large the telescope buildings are. Will be going again.

Thank L B
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Spent time in the greenhouse and at the riparian pond. Lots of birds and a fro9g chorus. Cool and shady and serene. I could not have enjoyed it more

Thank mary D
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 So unfortuantely, there is a lot of outdated information still online to confuse...More

4  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 TrishMcCartyCone
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 Val J
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
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10 June 2018|
Response from Gardea | Reviewed this property |
It is free
9 June 2016|
Response from Val J | Reviewed this property |
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