You’d Never Know This Secret Park Is Hiding In Arizona And It’s Truly Extraordinary
Finding a hidden gem isn’t that difficult in Arizona but finding a hidden park that is almost completely devoid of people? That’s something else entirely! Today, we’re going to take a look at one place in Arizona that is definitely off the beaten path but has incredible views!
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
The Little Painted Desert is located approximately 18 miles north of Winslow via State Route 87. You can find directions from the Standin’ on a Corner Park at this link. Since the park is no longer maintained by the county, please do your part to keep it clean by taking your trash with you!
Monica is a Diné (Navajo) freelance writer and photographer based in the Southwest. Born in Gallup and raised in Phoenix, she is Tódich'ii'nii (Bitter Water People) and Tsi'naajinii (Black Streak Wood People). Monica is a staff writer for Only In Your State, photo editor for The Mesa Legend, and previously a staff writer for The Navajo Post. You can reach her at [email protected]
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