Sky & Telescope rated Cherry Springs State Park as the most cherished Dark Sky Parks in the U.S. This is one of “Nation’s Finest Stargazing Spots,” providing you with a place to truly experience the wonders of the night sky.
Wellsboro, PA (Merxwire) – Cherry Springs State Park is located in Potter-Tioga in northern Pennsylvania. It was named one of the “10 U.S. Dark-Sky Parks You Need To Visit” by Sky & Telescope because of astronomers’ desire for the magnificent view of the Milky Way. At the dedicated stargazing field in Cherry Springs State Park, you will enjoy unobstructed panoramic views, which is a once-in-a-lifetime astronomical experience.
People living in cities usually haven’t seen beautiful stars for a long time! Cherry Springs State Park has always been one of the favorite attractions of astronomers and stargazers, surrounded by forests, full of the beauty of nature. Have you decided on the itinerary for your next vacation? Perhaps Cherry Springs State Park can create the best memories for you.
“It’s a great honor for our park to be nationally ranked as a coveted stargazing site by a magazine boasting the largest, most experienced staff of any astronomy magazine in the world,” said Colleen Hanson, Executive Director, Visit Potter-Tioga. “The natural beauty of our area is unmatched, and we take pride in sharing all that our parks and forests have to offer so that visitors can have their own astonishing adventures. If spotting the Milky Way, planets, or constellations is on your bucket list, our parks offer a place where you can truly experience the celestial wonders of the night sky.”
Attracting a high volume of astronomers and stargazers, Cherry Springs State Park is surrounded by the 262,000-acre Susquehannock State Forest. Visitors can enjoy hiking and backpacking along the Susquehannock Trail System in the daylight before venturing off to the remote park in the evening to view its famous dark skies. From the park’s awe-inspiring stargazing programs to its commitment to preserving dark skies for future generations, Cherry Springs State Park offers visitors the opportunity to learn, experience, and connect with nature.
About Visit Potter-Tioga
Visit Potter-Tioga was launched in July 2017, formed by a merger of the former Tioga County Visitors Bureau and the former Potter County Visitors Association. As the designated tourist promotion agency, Visit Potter-Tioga’s mission is to market the area as a destination for visitors. This results-driven, membership-based organization promotes its members’ businesses and area attractions across all advertising mediums.
More information please visit: https://www.visitpottertioga.com/
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