Maine Nature March 19, 2018
This Enchanting Star Park Will Let You Experience Maine Like Never Before
In order to see lots of stars in the night skies, you need a large expanse of land with no light pollution. The best place to find this on the east coast? Acadia National Park.
This gorgeous national park covers 47,000 acres of stunning wilderness right on the Atlantic coast.
More than three million people visit every year, and you'll understand why once you've spent a night here, gazing at the starry heavens above.
If you live in a city, you probably have no idea how many stars fill the sky. Light pollution blocks out these twinkling gems.
You'll want to stay up all night, staring in amazement at the sky.
Acadia National Park is open year-round. While the park can get pretty crowded during the summer, it's much more quiet and peaceful during winter months.
If you want to experience some solitude under the stars, now's the time to visit!
The Milky Way shines bright here.
Bring your camera to capture its enchanting beauty.
Every year, Acadia hosts an annual Night Sky Festival.
This year, the festival is held September 5th-9th. Check out the Cadillac Mountain Star Party, where volunteers will help you identify constellations and other features of the night sky. For more information, visit the festival's
When is the last time you witnessed the natural wonders of a star-filled sky?
Visit Acadia National Park to see what you've been missing.
Have you ever visited Acadia National Park for stargazing? We’d love to see your photos and read your stories in the comments!
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