There is nothing quite like looking up and seeing the universe so close it seems as though you can reach out and touch it. In Wyoming, the night skies make you feel small in the best possible way. With little light pollution and unobstructed views, the stars in the Cowboy State will seem just within reach. Wyoming offers plenty of places to stargaze, from the otherworldly Devils Tower in the northeast corner to Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks in the northwest corner and Vedauwoo Recreation Area in the south. Many of the state’s parks and national sites offer stargazing tours and other astronomical learning opportunities. From viewing meteor showers to finding the best places to see the Milky Way, your celestial experience in Wyoming awaits.
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If you’re a stargazing enthusiast, you won’t want to miss this episode, Linda Ahlers, Manager of Newcastle Lodge, shares her passion for stargazing. This area offers some of the most stunning night skies in the country, with wide-open spaces and minimal light pollution.
Find many locations across the state that are world class locations for gazing at stars.