Most People In Arizona Don’t Know About This Little-Known Shrine Hiding In The Hills
You never know what fascinating secret places are hiding in the Grand Canyon State – until you look! Hidden in the rocky hills around Yarnell is an inspirational little park that you’ll want to visit the very next time you’re passing through.
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The Shrine of St. Joseph of the Mountains is located on Shrine Road in Yarnell. (Yarnell is located on AZ-89A, 33 miles southwest of Prescott and 31 miles north of Wickenburg.) The cost to enter this unique park is free, however, donations are appreciated and accepted. Have you made the pilgrimage up to this rocky shrine to see these remarkable statues? We’d love to know – and to see your photos!
Robin Jarvis is a travel and entertainment writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She spent more than two decades living on the coast in South Carolina and currently lives in the mountains of North Carolina - although she still makes it back to see family in South Carolina quite often. When she's not working, she loves to hike, kayak, and check out new adventures. Get in touch at [email protected]
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