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Star Party at Tuzigoot National Monument

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Date: February 15, 2019
Contact: Laura Varon- Burkhart, 928-649-6195 X 229

Celebrate the night sky with us! On March 9th, 2019 the National Park Service and the Astronomers of Verde Valley would like to invite the public to Tuzigoot National Monument to explore the skies. The star party will begin at 6:30pm with a presentation on Archaeo-Astronomy with Ken Zoll of the Verde Valley Archeology Center. Telescopes will be open for public viewing from 7:00-9:00 pm. Arts and crafts activities will also be provided for our young astronomers.  Night time activities are FREE!

We are expecting chilly weather, so dress warm and bring your own mug for complementary hot tea, courtesy of out Western National Parks Association store!

For a safe and fun evening, we advise that visitors wear close toed shoes and bring flashlights with a red filter. Also, if you would like to sit with us a while and enjoy the night sky, camp chairs are recommended.   

More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America’s 418 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities.

Tuzigoot National Monument is located at 25 Tuzigoot Road, Clarkdale, AZ. For additional information, call 928-634-5564 or visit

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Last updated: February 15, 2019

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