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. above Dinosaur National Monument have earned the park a new distinction. The nearly 211,000-acre space situated along the Colorado-Utah state line has been designated as an International Dark Sky.
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This makes the park very dark and perfect for stargazing. Park officials have initiated the process of completely eliminating all light pollution at the park so that guests have access to the best views possible. Big Bend hopes to set an example for other parks through these conservation efforts. Black Canyon of the gunnison national park, Colorado
Colorado Is Now Home to the Newest International Dark Sky Park By Mike Richard May 28, 2019 6:00AM PST Thanks to urban sprawl, many Americans have never truly seen the night sky.
Officials at Dinosaur National Monument say the landmark has been designated an International Dark Sky Park for its “exceptional quality of natural darkness.” (credit: Raven Mathis/Getty Images) The.
Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona, U.S., is among the most recognizable parks in the world. Consisting of some 4,926 square kilometers (1,217,262 acres) of U.S. federal lands on the Colorado Plateau, the Park preserves 446 kilometers (277 miles) of the gorge of the Colorado River from its low-water crossing at Lee’s Ferry in the northeast to the entrance to Lake Meade in the far west.
The International Dark Sky Association has recently certified a few more parks across the Western U.S. as Dark Sky Parks. These include the iconic Grand Canyon, Great Sand Dunes in Colorado, and Dinosaur National Monument in Colorado & Utah.. These three parks join dozens of other areas in the U.S., and several more around the globe, that are recognized for their exceptionally dark night skies.
Canyonlands joins three other national parks in southern Utah with the International Dark Sky park designation. visitors come from all over the world to attend night sky ranger programs and to experience the dark skies they never see at home. In many national parks these night sky programs are the most popular ranger-led activities.
As one of the most popular national parks in the United States, Grand Canyon National Park hardly needs any new accolades. However, the iconic park was just awarded official dark Sky Park status.