Timed for when the moon is absent from the sky, this program enables guests to enjoy the night sky in a truly dark-sky environment and see fainter objects that the moon's light would normally obscure.
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
**This program is perfect for young families and those with limited mobility. This event is handicap accessible.
**At the viewing area, each telescope will focus on a different feature, and the volunteers will change that focus periodically during the viewing time. Viewing is scheduled to continue until about one hour after maximum darkness. Guests may depart from the viewing area whenever they choose.
Guests must enter through the Hwy 151 entry gate during the check-in period stated below; the gate will be locked at the end of that time. Tickets are $16.00 (adults) and $8.00 (children 5-12) plus booking fee, and are non-refundable. In the event of cancellation due to inclement weather, rain checks will be available. For details, please call the Visitor Cabin (970-883-5359) 9:00 – 4:00 Mountain Time.
Reservations strongly recommended. Limited space. Walk-ins on a first-come, first-serve basis.