Most People Don’t Know There Is An Abandoned Observatory Hiding In The Woods Of Indiana
Adventure exists in every corner of the Hoosier State. If you think you’ve seen everything in Indiana, it’s time for you to check out this abandoned observatory in Bloomington.
Whether you love space, history, or hiking, this exploration will be right up your alley. Check it out:
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
The Knightridge Space Observatory is located at 4000 E Lampkins Ridge Rd., Bloomington, IN 47401, on the corner of Knightridge Road.
For more like this, check out these five hikes in Indiana that lead to some incredible pieces of history.
If you’ve ever been past this abandoned observatory, we’d love to hear from you. Please share your experiences and photos with us below in the comments.
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
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