This Remote Little Town In Idaho Is One Of The Darkest Places In The Nation

Did you know that one of the darkest places in the nation is located here in Idaho? This special designation is given out to only a select handful of communities throughout the entire world. A community with this designation typically has very low light pollution, which makes for some fantastically dark night skies. If you’re an avid stargazer or night photographer, you might just want to plan a trip to this special town to see its dark sky for yourself. After all, there’s only a few communities that have this unique honor.

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It’s pretty amazing to think that Ketchum is one of the darkest places in the nation! Everybody should try to see this dark sky for themselves at some point. There are actually a few other places in Idaho that are notable for their lack of light pollution. Did you know This Treasured Park Is Considered One Of The Darkest Places In Idaho?