Last updated: September 8, 2016
National Natural Landmarks
Barringer Meteor Crater
Barringer Meteor Crater is the largest impact crater yet discovered in the United States. The impact occurred approximately 50,000 years ago from a meteor weighing several hundred thousand tons.
Location: Coconino County, AZ
Year designated: 1967
For additional information see:
Please remember, National Natural Landmarks (NNLs) are not national parks. NNL status does not indicate public ownership, and many sites are not open for visitation.