Published: June 9, 2021

Milky Way in the Sky with the Great Sand Dunes in Colorado in viewLooking for dark skies this summer?

Grab a red flashlight + telescope or binos and check out these International Dark Sky Parks in Colorado:

  • Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
  • Dinosaur National Monument
  • Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
  • Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
  • Hovenweep National Monument
  • Jackson Lake State Park
  • Mesa Verde National Park
  • Slumgullion Center

Plus, Colorado has 3 International Dark Sky Communities - Norwood, Ridgway & Westcliffe/Silver Cliff. Learn more at IDA Colorado Dark Sky Places. Clear skies & happy observing!