Night Sky Viewings and Certifications

An astronomy volunteer calibrates equipment at Cedar Breaks National Monument

Visitors enjoy beautiful night skies at Cedar Breaks National Monument


Quick Facts


A Call to Action
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Starry, Starry Night
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 Night sky viewing programs have been integrated into the interpretive program schedule and are offered regularly throughout the summer months. In FY12, over 550 people attended "Star Parties" and enjoyed viewing the pristine night skies at Cedar Breaks.

* Cedar Breaks completed its plan for protecting its night sky by removing unnecessary and inefficient light fixtures and installing shielded fixtures with directed, lower wattage lights. The park is continuing to pursue designation as an "International Dark Sky Park."

Last updated: June 10, 2016