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Marfa Lights Viewing Center, Marfa

(3.7/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web)
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  • This is a unique and fun thing to do. While we didn't get to see the lights, it was still an amazing view and entertaining to watch and hope for them.  more »
  • This is basically a glorified roadside rest stop. The lights happen all over and you don't have to go to this particular spot to see them. That said I heard the lights are incredible  more »
  • A fun place to see the Mystery Lights and just enjoy the desert sky. Even if you aren't a fan of aliens, it's still a fun place to enjoy the desert.  more »
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  • The experience was one I will not forget. We were fortunate to be there on a night when there was a lot of activity. I was mesmerized. The photos I took with the camera on my phone were absolutely amazing when I enlarged them. No two lights were the same size or shape. I have no idea what they are but they are an experience. The viewing area is easy to access. It is clean and has ample parking. It has a display that gives some history about the phenomenon of Marfa Lights.
  • Saturday night viewing at around 9 PM. It's worth the stop. The place has ample parking, surprisingly neat restrooms, and a sitting area.
  • This is a waste of time. Don't bother. You're looking at car headlights off in the distance. TWO scientific studies done by TWO separate universities with specialized equipment confirms these lights aren't anything more than headlights along US 67. If you're here to stargaze it's probably decent.
  • Outstanding...very enjoyable experience. Like another review, I too saw a Trump bumper sticker but it didn't stress me out. We didn't see any hillery stickers and that was good.
  • We loved it we went in March and came prepared we took blankets and lawn chairs it was cold. Our kids enjoyed it playing in the dirt, catching bugs, watch the sunset, and saw the dancing lights.