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Painted Desert Visitor Center
Found in the historic Painted Desert Community Complex
Painted Desert Inn National Historic Landmark
Located at Kachina Point, 2 miles (3.2 km) from the north entrance at exit #311 off of I-40. The inn once served as a respite for travelers along historic Route 66. Read more on the inn's history pages. Services include:
Rainbow Forest Museum
One of many historic buildings in Rainbow Forest Complex
Last updated: August 1, 2021