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Cherry Springs State Park

Cherry Springs State Park is a recognized dark sky location in Pennsylvania for stargazing and astronomy activities.

It is designated by DarkSky International (IDS) as a Dark Sky Park, which is internationally recognized for preserving a dark sky experience.

Bortle

Cherry Springs State Park is rated Bortle Class 2.

Star party:

Cherry Springs hosts a popular large star party annually.

Type

As a U.S. state park, various camping options may be available, including frontcountry camping, dispersed camping (boondocking), and backcountry (backpacking/primitive) camping. Also, electric bicycles are allowed on all trails (motorized and non-motorized). A permit may be required.

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


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