The One Mesmerizing Place In Pennsylvania To See The Northern Lights

Forgo the movies. Save a stage play for another day. Only one show consistently promises not to disappoint: the nighttime sky, especially during the Northern Lights. Stargazers flock to Cherry Springs State Park, the darkest spot on the Eastern Seaboard, all year around. But, it’s also the ideal place to view the breathtaking Northern Lights in Pennsylvania.

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Click below to view Gary Honis’ spellingbinding video, Aurora and Milky Way at Cherry Springs State Park, from You Tube.

Watch more of Aurora Borealis at Cherry Springs State Park, shot by Gary Honis.


Cherry Springs State Park
4639 Cherry Springs Road
Coudersport, PA 16915
Click here for more information.

While Cherry Springs State Park promises a spectacular view of the Northern Lights in Pennsylvania, here are seven more spots that are perfect for an evening of stargazing.