Astronomy Program

Great Basin National Park



Dates & Times


Wednesday, October 11, 2023


6:30 PM


2 hours

Type of Event

Campfire/Evening Program


Great Basin National Park offers astronomy programs in the park at the Astronomy Amphitheater each Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday during the summer and fall. Programs consist of a 30 minute Ranger Presentation followed by roughly 1 hour and 30 minutes of telescope viewing (weather permitting).

Attendance to this program is limited and we ask that everyone observe current health and safety guidance.

Rules and recommendations

  • Please do not use white lights (flashlights or cell phones) during the program. Red lights are allowed
  • Arrive early for the program, especially during holiday weekends
  • Do not smoke, drink alcohol, or bring any pets to the program
  • Wear layers - nights get cold even in summer
  • Benches are provided - Personal chairs are not allowed
  • Tripods are not allowed

More information

Reservation or Registration: Yes