Washington’s Goldendale Obstervatory Is The Ultimate Stargazing Spot

Goldendale is a quiet, secluded little town that’s located about 70 miles south of Yakima near the Columbia River Gorge. In addition to thousands of acres of farms and ranches, it’s known for the amazing Goldendale Observatory, a state park and heritage site perfect for stargazing. This iconic facility has recently been renovated, and it won’t be long before it’s open to the public again.

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Address: 1602 Observatory Dr, Goldendale, WA 98620, USA