5 Great Campgrounds for Stargazing

by CampspotterAug 26, 2020

Looking for a remote getaway where you can relax, unwind, and kick back to enjoy a clear night sky? There are plenty of opportunities to escape the city lights to take in the stars. Stargazers know that the skies above are always active, with shooting stars, planetary cameos, and the orbiting ISS. Anytime is the perfect time to look up and take in the magic. From the Red Cliffs of Utah to world-famous inlets in Alaska, we’re sharing five remote destinations for stargazing this summer.

1: Dark Sky RV Campground – Kanab, UT

The name says it all. Located on 40 acres of untouched sagebrush, these spacious campsites offer incredible sunrises and sunsets and the darkest skies in Southern Utah. This campground is the perfect place for your Utah adventure with close access to Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, and Vermillion Cliffs National Monument.

 2: Roadrunner Travelers Campground – Terlingua, TX

Airstream surrounded by a starry night sky in Texas

Located near Big Bend National Park, this campground is a paradise for explorers, travelers, and adventurers, but you don’t have to leave the campground for great views. Situated on 40 acres within the Terlingua Dark Skies Region, this campground provides excellent conditions for stargazing with a spectacular view of the nearby Bee Mountain.

3: Salmon Run Campground & Cabins – Hines, AK

Located 6.5 miles from the Haines townsite on the Lutak inlet, leading to the world-famous Chilkoot River and Chilkoot Lake, Salmon Run offers RV sites, tent sites, and cozy cabins. All campsites are tucked away into the mountainside and are relatively private from one another, perfect for stargazing. Come and take part in the spectacular day and nighttime views. 

4: River Run Rv Resort – Granby, CO

Vacation where sky meets land. Where foot meets the trail,  and eyes greet every sunset in anticipation for a stary night. River Run offers a variety of RV sites, tent sites, and vacation rentals. River Run RV offers easy access to the Colorado River, Lake Grandby, Rocky Mountain National Park, and more!

5: Jellystone Park Golden Valley – Bostic, NC

This picturesque camp-resort sits on 600+ acres with accommodations including luxury cabins and lodges with all the comforts of home, full hook-up RV sites, glamping tents with lake views, and premium tent sites. Here campers can spend the day enjoying an unparalleled line-up of amenities and the night outdoors gazing upwards towards the Blue Ridge Mountains.


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