Watch The Perseid Meteors Shoot Across The Sky At One Of The Darkest Parks In Iowa

Every summer, stargazers and astronomers mark their calendars for mid-august, when the Perseids streak across the sky. You can watch the most impressive meteor shower in Iowa from anywhere with a good view of the sky and little light pollution, but if you really want to catch a show, head to Whiterock Conservancy.

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You can learn a little more about the best times to catch the Perseid meteor shower in Iowa on the Earthsky website.

Camping at Whiterock Conservancy is a blast, but if you’re looking for other remote options that may be closer to your home, read These 10 Rustic Spots In Iowa Are Extraordinary For Camping.

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