Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory
Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory

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FLWO is located near Amado, AZ, within the Coronado National Forest. Visitors first encounter FLWO at its visitor center on Mt.
Hopkins Road, at the foot of Mt. Hopkins. At the visitor center, an exhibit orients visitors to FLWO and its surroundings. A friendly
volunteer provides assistance at the front desk. Hours of operation are weekdays 8:30am to 4:30pm, excluding federal holidays.
FLWO offers public tours of the telescopes on Mt. Hopkins, 3 times a week between March and November.