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Starry Nights at Pecos National Historical Park Fall 2019

A building surrounded by stars in the sky.
Pecos Starry Night Skies

NPS Photo/Stan Ford 2018

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News Release Date: August 20, 2019

Contact: Visitor Center, 505-757-7241

Pecos, NM:– Join us for an evening under the wonderful Western sky on Saturday, September 21st at Pecos National Historical Park near the 18th century mission church.
At 8:00 pm, park staff and volunteers will bring out telescopes and binoculars to gaze at the stars and check out Saturn, Jupiter, and deep-sky objects. Visitors are also invited to bring their own telescopes and spotting scopes to explore the night skies. This event is weather-dependent and red-bulb flashlights and appropriate clothing are strongly recommended. No reservations are required, but parking is limited to the first 40 vehicles for this event.
The park entrance gate will open at 7:00 p.m. and will shut at 8:30 p.m. Please note that after 8:30 no further entry will be permitted. 
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From I-25 N: Take the Pecos/Glorieta Exit, #299. Left onto overpass, right onto Route 50; proceed on Route 50 for eight miles. At the village of Pecos, take a right at the four-way stop onto Route 63. In two miles, the visitor center will be on your right. From I-25 S: Take the Rowe Exit, #307. Follow signs. From Highway 63, the visitor center will be on your left.

Last updated: August 20, 2019

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Pecos National Historical Park
P.O. Box 418

Pecos, NM 87552


(505) 757-7241

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