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Vista Sun Wheel

Open Now: 06:00 - 21:00
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An amazing visit on the autumnal equinox!

Terrific place! This visit was for the autumnal equinox (9/22/18). My husband and I have been... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
Highland Park, Illinois
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Beautiful and history

Its an amazing site to see not only is it beautiful but the history behind it is something else. If... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
Douglas, Wyoming
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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Terrific place! This visit was for the autumnal equinox (9/22/18). My husband and I have been visiting the site for over a year now, and when we go, we bring gifts such as corn, seeds or flowers, as gifts for the earth. We love the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Taitommy
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Its an amazing site to see not only is it beautiful but the history behind it is something else. If your lucky enough the man behind such a creation is one awesome knowledgeable person who is always out going and loves to tell the story...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank dorsey1191
Reviewed 12 August 2018

A friend told me about this place. Both of us are photographers and I was very interested in seeing it for myself. What a fascinating place! It's free, it's got great parking (at the church), it has a history and a story to tell. There...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Bill G
Reviewed 15 June 2018

If you want to get away and feel some solitude, this Vista Sun Circle is for you! Vista's own Jim Bleess is the proud creator and attends this church every Sunday at 10:00 am. He loves to show off this fabulous creation along with an...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank B8987NErobinc
Reviewed 15 March 2018

I was fortunate to experience this interesting site with the person who made an idea a reality, creator Jim Bleess, a member of Vista de la Montana United Methodists Church. Jim was on site to explain how his idea became a reality in constructing the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Stewart E
Reviewed 12 February 2018

A blustery day in Oro Valley, but it didn't diminish our interest in being outside and checking out The Vista Sun Wheel - a more modern rendition of the ancient Indians who kept track of the equinox and solstice by a fascinating wheel. Unexpectedly, we...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Janet M
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Nice sunrise with the Santa Catalina Mountains and photogenic medicine wheel. Interesting background re: the wheel & location provided by the builder, in attendance.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank BAH4284
Reviewed 24 October 2017

This is truly a work of art, love and dedication. It reminded me that using a watch or your cell phone was not the norm back in the day. It's well laid out on the Campus of Vista de las Montanas Methodist Church grounds and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Maria D
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Near Tucson is an ancient Medicine Wheel built by plains Indians, ages ago. This is a sacred place difficult to access. To commemorate this Medicine Wheel a new one very similar, has been constructed. It is beautiful, frankly and the alignments are correct for the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Jim B
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