The Northern California Observatory Is On Top Of A Mountain And You Need To Visit

Nestled in Fremont Peak State Park, you’ll find an astronomical observatory that sits 2,749 feet above sea level. The unique destination allows amateur astronomers to see high above the clouds, while blocking out much of the light pollution that Monterey County. Here are some amazing photos from this popular site.

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This isn’t the only one-of-a-kind destination in NorCal. For more trips that everyone should take at least once, check out these.