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Marfa Lights Viewing Center, Marfa
(3.7/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web)
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  • BYOB and a snack and enjoy a little Mystique with your loved one. Chances are you will not see any lights but find what you came for. 
  • We went to the official viewing station right off the highway between Marfa & Alpine (closer to Marfa). We went around 8pm on a day that was overcast & a little rainy. But....we saw the lights with no...  more »
  • We went three nights and saw lights all three. Did a lot of reading and I am convinced what we saw were lights from hwy 67 on the way to Presidio. They were just to predictable in their paths. But I h...  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.