The Best Campgrounds to Experience a Dark Sky Park
If you’re a lover of astronomy, or simply want to see the incredible beauty of a star-filled night, then it’s time to plan a trip to one of the United States’ Dark Sky Places.
What is an International Dark Sky Place? International Dark Sky Places are spots across the globe that are recognized not only for their exceptionally clear skies, unfettered by artificial light pollution, but also as locations where community or park leaders are dedicated to “excellent stewardship of the night sky.”
Designated International Dark Sky Places include International Dark Sky Communities, Parks, Sanctuaries, and Reserves. Don’t worry too much about the terminology, because here’s the crux of the designation: in Dark Sky Places, you’re going to see a lot—and we mean a lot—of stars.
You’re going to mean it when you say you’re “sleeping under the stars” in a Dark Sky Place. The sky over t.... Continue Reading at Campendium