Annual Solar Eclipse

Great Basin National Park Ely, Nevada, United States

On October 14, 2023, an annular solar eclipse will begin over the Pacific Ocean and will reach the USA at Oregon. After passing through California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico, the path of annular solar eclipse will bisect Texas.

Great Basin Astronomy Festival

Great Basin National Park Ely, Nevada, United States

With the darkest, quietest skies in the Lower 48, Great Basin National Park is the perfect place for an Astronomy Festival, featuring talks by astro-experts, photography workshops, and unbeatable stargazing, including through dozens of real-deal telescopes that truly let you see for yourself. By day, explore the park’s alpine lakes, peak-bagging trails, ancient Bristlecone pine […]

Leonids Meteor Shower

Great Basin National Park Ely, Nevada, United States

Great Basin National Park is one of the best places for star gazers in the country. With little to no light pollution, the famous dark skies are the perfect backdrop for watching the Leonids Meteor Shower. This year, the showers will peak on the morning of Nov. 17. So grab a blanket, some hot cocoa […]