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Lennox & Addington Dark Sky Viewing Area

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Lennox & Addington Dark Sky Viewing Area
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Located 37 kilometres north of Napanee, Ontario, the L&A Dark Sky Viewing Area is the most southerly point in Ontario offering a night sky experience very similar to what was available 100+ years ago. The site includes a concrete pad for camera or...more
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7980 County Road 41, Erinsville, Ontario, Canada
+1 613-354-4883
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Reviewed February 5, 2019

Superb spot for stargazing - only two trucks passed by in the wee hours of the morning! Super dark, but the concrete pad reflects just enough light to walk about. The milky way was super bright and visible, despite the humidity in the air. We...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

1st I am thankful that this place exists. Took my GF there for her birthday (she loves watching stars).Bad timing...near full moon lit up the area then clouds rolled in. I can see how this is a great place under better conditions...will try again

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

You don’t realize how much city lights and light pollution take away from viewing the night sky as it’s meant to be seen. Just look up to the skies here and it’s a blanket of stars and planets. We could see the Milky Way, Polaris,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 127ilhama
Reviewed October 13, 2015

The best public place in Southern and Eastern Ontario to get a pristine view of the night sky. Aside from a tiny bit of glow on the southern horizon from Napanee, the sky is completely devoid of light pollution, making it an amateur astronomer /...More

Date of experience: October 2015
5  Thank Dark_Arts_Astro
Reviewed February 10, 2015

This is a great spot to do stargazing, astrophotography or deep sky observations with your telescope! Located just under an hour away from the 401 north of greater napanee, this location is easy to find. The area is the most southern you can get in...More

Date of experience: August 2014
3  Thank Dylan P
Reviewed February 10, 2015

My first trip was around 2 years ago now in March(2013). I had read about it in this magazine called Skynews. The article was from like December of the year before. I just continually read the article because i'd never been to a Dark sky...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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Simrin S
August 3, 2018|
Response from traveler192015 | Property representative |
Admission is free!!!
June 9, 2018|
Response from traveler192015 | Property representative |
Yes you can!
Cheryl B
May 12, 2018|
Response from traveler192015 | Property representative |
Telescopes are not required for general stargazing. For our events there are usually at least two that visitors can look through. Hope this helps!