This Remote Little Park In Virginia Is One Of The Darkest Places In The Nation
There’s something so magical about stargazing. In this modern era, we’ve grown almost too accustomed to bright lights at night, but there are actually a few places in Virginia designated as International Dark Sky Parks. Some of the darkest places in the nation, these natural spaces are perfect for stargazing, camping, or simply enjoying the night sky. One of the most remote spots is Staunton River State Park. This lovely state park in Virginia is an adventurer’s dream come true, and that’s even more true after the sun goes down. Here’s more on why this isolated park belongs on your radar.
Have you ever visited Staunton River State Park? Did you know about this International Dark Sky Park in Virginia? If so, feel free to share your thoughts with us in the comments below — we’d love to hear from you! For related content, check out our guide to the best camping in Virginia.
Address: Staunton River State Park, 1170 Staunton Trail, Scottsburg, VA 24589, USA
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A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.