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Significant upgrades underway at Dark Sky!

View the night sky as it is meant to be seen

These days, it’s not an easy task to find a patch of clear night sky that’s not obstructed by light pollution.

But, just 37 kilometres north of Napanee, the L&A Dark Sky Viewing Area is ready to wow you with incredible, clear views. This spot is the most southerly point in Ontario that offers a night sky experience very similar to what was available more than 100 years ago.

With ample parking and a large concrete pad for camera or telescope setup, Dark Sky is perfect for anyone looking to observe the natural wonder of the stars. The viewing area is open from dusk until dawn – admission is free!

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We host events between April to October, come out to learn more about the night sky.

Plan your trip to the Dark Sky Viewing Area. We’re a bit of a drive from the city lights so program your GPS for a worry-free trip.

Find out everything you need to know to enjoy your visit to the Dark Sky Viewing Area! Make the most of your experience and prepare to be wowed.

Shoot the Stars Astrophotography Contest

Our 2022 contest is now closed, and we received some amazing images taken right here in Lennox & Addington. Check out the winning entries…

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