VIRTUAL TOUR! World's best-preserved meteor impact site is in Winslow, Arizona

Posted at 3:50 PM, May 20, 2020
and last updated 2021-04-01 19:36:45-04

PHOENIX — If you were standing on the corner in Winslow, Arizona, you would not be far from the world's best-preserved meteor impact site!

The collision rocked Arizona 50,000 years ago with the energy of more than 20 million tons of TNT!

Watch the video above to see what it is like inside the meteor crater!

The world famous Meteor Crater was closed to the public during the stay-at-home order. Now that the order has been lifted, the site re-opened on May 21, 2020.

OF NOTE: As Arizona begins the process of reopening, we are taking some virtual tours of the unique spots our state has to offer. This article is meant to be informative and fun -- a way to learn about our beautiful state from the comfort of your home!