This National Monument In Maine Is One Of America’s Most Incredible Dark Sky Parks

Gazing up at the night sky is a fantastic way to feel closer to nature. Snuggled up under a blanket with the smell of pine trees and fresh air reminds us that nature is a great way to feel at home in our own heads and bodies. Along with that comes the feeling of being a part of something larger. If everything mentioned here has you heading straight out the door to see the stars, you’ll love that one of the most beautiful places in the state is one of just a few Certified International Dark Sky Sanctuaries! Here’s everything you need to know about visiting this incredible Dark Sky Park in Maine.

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Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument is open year-round for different activities that change with the seasons. For a list of when you can enjoy things like biking, camping, snowmobiling, hiking, and other outdoor activities visit the official NPS website here.

Maine got this awesome national monument in 2016 and it’s breathtaking! We wrote all about it a few years ago and reading it will give you some good background on how it came to be.

Address: Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument, Hauling Rd 1, Millinocket, ME 04462, USA