This Remote Little Town In Arizona Is One Of The Darkest Places In The Nation
Founded right here in Arizona, the International Dark-Sky Association is an incredible effort to preserve our nation’s most remote state and national parks. The town of Oracle is among the darkest places in America, providing unparalleled views of the Milky Way and other celestial bodies. See for yourself:
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Have you ever visited Oracle State Park or the town around it? What’s your favorite dark sky park in Arizona? Let us know in the comments below!
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.
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