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Stargazing in Eastern Monatna

Stargazing in Eastern Montana

Spend an evening with the stars

Home to some of the darkest skies in the country, Eastern Montana gives you a whole new perspective of stargazing. From the wide-open prairie skies to the quiet banks of the Missouri River—just look up and see the stars like you’ve never seen them before.

Look Up to Certified Dark Skies

Eastern Montana is internationally recognized for having some of the darkest skies on the planet. Home to one of only two certified Dark Sky sanctuaries in the state, Medicine Rocks State Park boasts some of the best stargazing in North America.

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Take the Trail to the Stars

They may be burning lightyears away, but from Eastern Montana the stars seem so close you can almost touch them. Choose from over 40 stargazing sites in recreational areas, state parks and campsites. Every place gives you a different view.

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