stargazing

Celebrate the Special Wonders of a Dark Sky

10 Spectacular Parks for Stargazing

Celebrate the Special Wonders of a Dark Sky

As the days get shorter, stargazers have more opportunities to celebrate the night—and national parks offer some of the darkest […]

Destination Darkness

The Increasingly Rare Starscapes of the Colorado Plateau National Parks

The Colorado Plateau stretches for 130,000 square miles across the Four Corners region of Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona. […]

BestoftheNet-Perseids

Best of the ’Net: The Midsummer Night’s Dream Edition

This week on Best of the ’Net, I found a little bit of everything—from bears to hacks to stars—for a […]

Best of the Net featuring Death Valley Dreamlapse

Best of the ’Net: The Slow and Cute Edition

Best of the ’Net is NPCA’s weekly roundup of fun park-related stuff online. This week, we celebrate Death Valley at […]

The night sky over the Racetrack at Death Valley.

Death Valley: This Land of Extremes Now Recognized for Its World-Class Night Skies

Death Valley National Park is renowned for its awe-inspiring landscape and its extreme temperatures and elevations. Five months ago, the […]