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Desert Discovery Center

831 Barstow Rd, Barstow, California 92311 USA

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"Home of the Old Woman Meteorite". We are a unique visitor center and environmental education facility led by a dynamic partnership between several government, educational, and non-profit organizations. Entry is FREE.

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April 29, 2021
Rated 4.0

I visited when closed, there looks to be a peaceful pond (with fountain) in the internal courtyard. Theres a human sundial at entrance and a walking path with plant IDs around the buildkng. Theres a fairly barren hilly area behind it, with shaded tables, that could be good for a dog walk and leg stretch.

Theres a public park immediately across the street with bathrooms and grass. Immediately off of a well traveled road.

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Desert Discovery Center

831 Barstow Rd
Barstow, California
92311 USA


Open now until 4:00 pm
  • Tue - Sat: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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  • Pets Allowed
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  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Credit Cards Accepted
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