National Parks To Visit After Dark

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Whether it's getting lost in our shimmering galaxy or witnessing the beauty of bioluminescence, these parks offer some incredible nighttime experiences that will have you packing up your camping bag for an adventure. Who said the fun had to stop when the sun sets? This summer consider these parks for a mesmerizing nighttime experience cloaked in the night sky, beneath sparkling stars, and munching on a toasty marshmallow or two.

  • Congaree National Park in South Carolina, United States

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      We are very into the mystical world of bioluminescence this summer and look no farther than the lush grounds of Congaree National Park to witness the ethereal glowing of bioluminescent mushrooms. Peaking out against nightfall, these mushrooms can be viewed throughout the park in the early summer months.

  • Glacier National Park in Montana, United States

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      Montana's largest telescope is situated in this sprawling national park, often used as a base for astrology study. Witness the night sky like you never have before; planets, stars, soft moonlight, and more reflecting against gorgeous shimmering lakes.

  • Joshua Tree National Park in California, United States

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      Bring plenty of water and snacks for one of the most mesmerizing sights of your life, at Joshua Tree National Parks the gates are always open for a midnight adventure. Pitch a tent at one of the many sprawling campgrounds throughout this California destination and roast a marshmallow beneath an infinite array of glittering stars.

  • Great Basin National Park in Nevada, United States

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      An incredible spot to set up camp, the night sky views at Great Basin National park are unbeatable. Explore the great unknown under a cool covering of midnight blue and twinkling stars, and enjoy one of the most rejuvenating camping experiences you have had in a long time.

  • Death Valley National Park

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      Where the sky begins at your toes- Death Valley National Park is a treasure trove of night sky viewing opportunities. Twinkling stars and deep-hued skies visible at all angles head to this iconic destination as the sun begins to set for an unforgettable experience.

  • Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve in Colorado, United States

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      Witness the magic of the Milky Way before your very eyes at one of the world's darkest landscapes, The Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado. Famed for its enchanting night sky, stargazers flock to this mesmerizing destination every summer to catch a glimpse of the galaxy.

National Parks To Visit After Dark

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Whether it's getting lost in our shimmering galaxy or witnessing the beauty of bioluminescence, these parks offer some incredible nighttime experiences that will have you packing up your camping bag for an adventure. Who said the fun had to stop when the sun sets? This summer consider these parks for a mesmerizing nighttime experience cloaked in the night sky, beneath sparkling stars, and munching on a toasty marshmallow or two.
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  • Congaree National Park
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    • seeker We are very into the mystical world of bioluminescence this summer and look no farther than the lush grounds of Congaree National Park to witness the ethereal glowing of bioluminescent mushrooms. Peaking out against nightfall, these mushrooms can be viewed throughout the park in the early summer months.

         
  • Glacier National Park
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    • seeker Montana's largest telescope is situated in this sprawling national park, often used as a base for astrology study. Witness the night sky like you never have before; planets, stars, soft moonlight, and more reflecting against gorgeous shimmering lakes.

         
  • Joshua Tree National Park
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    • seeker Bring plenty of water and snacks for one of the most mesmerizing sights of your life, at Joshua Tree National Parks the gates are always open for a midnight adventure. Pitch a tent at one of the many sprawling campgrounds throughout this California destination and roast a marshmallow beneath an infinite array of glittering stars.

         
  • Great Basin National Park
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    • seeker An incredible spot to set up camp, the night sky views at Great Basin National park are unbeatable. Explore the great unknown under a cool covering of midnight blue and twinkling stars, and enjoy one of the most rejuvenating camping experiences you have had in a long time.

         
  • Death Valley National Park
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    • seeker Where the sky begins at your toes- Death Valley National Park is a treasure trove of night sky viewing opportunities. Twinkling stars and deep-hued skies visible at all angles head to this iconic destination as the sun begins to set for an unforgettable experience.

         
  • Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
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    • seeker Witness the magic of the Milky Way before your very eyes at one of the world's darkest landscapes, The Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado. Famed for its enchanting night sky, stargazers flock to this mesmerizing destination every summer to catch a glimpse of the galaxy.