• Photo of early morning clouds hanging low in the valley with mountains of the Continental Divide stretched out above. NPS Photo/Schonlau

    Rocky Mountain

    National Park Colorado

Night Sky & Astronomy Programs

Photo of the milky way stretching over bear lake and reflecting in the still water.
The Milky Way Galaxy stretches overhead at Bear Lake.
Astronomy in the Park: Observe the night sky with the help of a park ranger and expert volunteer astronomers. Dress warmly, bring binoculars and a flashlight. Thirty minute program followed by viewing.
June 19, 8:30 PM
July 10 & 24, 8:15 PM
August 14 & 21, 8:00 PM

Stories Behind the Moon and Stars: The night sky comes alive through storytelling and fun activities. Celebrate darkness at Rocky! Dress warmly, bring binoculars and a flashlight. Program lasts approximately 1.5 hours.
June 26, 8:30 PM
July 3 & 31, 8:15 PM
August 7, 8:00 PM

Night Sky Festival: Three days of fun activities, speakers, programs, and night sky viewing. Check back for more details later this spring.
July 16, 17, & 18

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