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Gunnison National Forest

Gunnison National Forest is a recognized dark sky location in Colorado for stargazing and astronomy activities.


Gunnison National Forest is rated Bortle Class 2.


As a U.S. national forest, dispersed camping, also known as boondocking, is permitted away from car/RV campsites. This allows you to find even darker skies. A permit may be required.

For more info, see their website. See also all dark sky places in CO.