Stars Over Katahdin 2017

Stars Over Katahdin 2017

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Saturday, September 16th Events –

Meteors over Katahdin by Taylor Walker
Meteors over Katahdin by Taylor Walker

Join Katahdin Woods and Waters for a day of adventure where you can chose to hike, mountain bike, attend their popular Campfire Chats followed by guided star viewing with knowledgeable Astronomers and Astro VIP’s. They will share their telescopes and their love of the Dark Skies with you. Experience the darkest skies east of the MIssissippi from one of your newest National Park Units. Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.

1:30 pm | Guided Hike or Mountain Bike

Meet up at the Sandbank Campsite for a guided hike up Barnard Mountain or bike into Orin Falls. Both require moderate abilities. Mountain bikes only – no road bikes. RSVP at lunksoos@gmail.com or call 207-852-1291 for more info before Friday, 9/15/1

5:30 pm | Shuttle bus with reserved seating departs from Sandbank campsite

RSVP your seat(s) at lunksoos@gmail.com. Space is limited. Advanced reservations are suggested but you can follow the bus from there with your own higher clearance vehicle.

6:00 pm – 10:00 pm | Community Campfire, Chats, followed by Guided Star Viewing

Telescopes furninshed. Bring your own food, extra layers, camp chairs and flashlights. Some moderate walking required up hill. RSVP at lunksoos@gmail.com 207-852-1291 – Parking limited on-site.

Directions: www.nps.gov/kaww 

Find us on Facebook at Katahdin Woods & Waters for more event info and updates!