Annual Star Party Explores the Night Sky at Theodore Roosevelt National Park
A dark night sky is the perfect setting for the North Dakota Badlands Star Party in the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The annual event will be held this year on August 21 and 22.
Telescopes will be set up at sunset, about 9:00 p.m. CDT, at the Oxbow Overlook. A constellation tour will be offered as soon as the stars are visible. In addition, the sun can be viewed through solar telescopes which will be located at the North Unit Visitor Center at 2:00 p.m. CDT on Saturday afternoon.
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Did You Know?
Theodore Roosevelt National Park is home to a wide variety of prairie animals including bison, elk, prairie dogs, pronghorns, and feral horses. More...