View the night sky as it is meant to be seen

These days, it’s not 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 (DSVA) 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, DSVA is perfect for anyone looking to observe the natural wonder of the stars. The viewing area is open from dusk until dawn – no registration required and 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.

Are you a night sky shutterbug? Enter our 2022 contest and you could win a cash prize that you can put towards a new piece of camera equipment… because face it, you can never have enough photography gear!

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