The Hualapai Valley Observatory is named after the valley it is located in (the Hualapai Valley). It is located in northwestern Arizona approx 22 miles north of Kingman and about 40 miles south of Meadview. It is a private dark sky site for astronomical observations and, based on the Bortle Dark-Sky Scale, is located in an area that can be classified somewhere between a 2 and a 3. Some minor skyglow from the lights of Las Vegas can be seen on the northeast horizon up to about 10 degrees and even less of a skyglow on the southern horizon from Kingman.