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Cherry Springs State Park

4639 Cherry Springs Road, Coudersport, PA 16915
+1 814-435-5010
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Perfect for star gazing

We visited during the new moon in September for two nights. Luckily, one night was perfect viewing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Columbus Ohio
See the stars.

Best place to see stars in Pa. This is great for stargazing. Set up for stargazing with banks to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Butler, Pennsylvania
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4639 Cherry Springs Road, Coudersport, PA 16915
+1 814-435-5010
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited during the new moon in September for two nights. Luckily, one night was perfect viewing at Lyman Run State Park but it was hazy the next night at Cherry Springs so we did not get to see as much. They have a huge...More

Thank Maddiescout
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best place to see stars in Pa. This is great for stargazing. Set up for stargazing with banks to help keep out light from cars etc. They had park rangers there to help with people not understanding why you need to keep lights off so...More

Thank daflyer2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It caters to a niche clientele but we had a great time here. Highly recommend if you're interested in seeing the night sky--it really does get dark here! The Pennsylvania Park Rangers are extremely friendly and helpful. Highly recommend signing up for one of the...More

1  Thank CamAndPhoebsDad
Reviewed 11 September 2017

There's not a lot to see here we went to the public viewing area. This is an area pretty far out away from everything. You can see some stars only with binoculars. Only red lights are allowed here. Some you are trying to walk a...More

3  Thank 981keithy
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is a treat for those not only interested in stargazing, but families looking for something different to entertain that is no cost and a great way to enjoy nature! If you log on to their website you can obtain the schedule on the best...More

1  Thank Laura W
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Despite being very near a main road, and full for Labor Day weekend, this campground was extremely quiet. The park has two separate night sky viewing areas, one open to the public and one that requires reservations and an overnight stay. The primitive camp had...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 30 August 2017

I visited Cherry Springs in late August 2017 and can't wait to go back. Dark skies and stars galore. Saw the Milky Way, and heard coyotes and owls at night. The park website doesn't have a lot of info so adding this review. Cherry Springs...More

9  Thank Terry19010
Reviewed 25 August 2017

I traveled 5 hours to this park to see the sky during a new moon. It was a little cloudy but obviously we have no control over the weather. The sky was absolutely amazing. We arrived before the sun set and that was an awesome...More

5  Thank Steph G
Reviewed 24 August 2017

The roads to the park offer nice views during the day, and the park is well designed to enhance star gazing, and offer lectures in an outdoor theater area, and seemed good for camping, but we had accommodations nearby, so we have enjoyed daytime and...More

1  Thank Dan L
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Everyone needs to visit this place to see what the sky truly looks like without light pollution. There is nothing like it and it's totally worth the trip. We drove from Connecticut and had a new moon (dark) on 8-20-17. Bring binoculars with you to...More

Thank vrhs401
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24 September 2017|
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Response from CamAndPhoebsDad | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at Lyman Run State Park which is a short drive (around 20 minutes or so) from Cherry Springs. Although there is camping at Cherry Springs, it is limited and Lyman Run has a lake (and beach) and other activities... More
Mike M
4 September 2017|
Response from Terry19010 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, just seeing your question now. It's a pretty big field so don't think it fills up BUT check the website and call and ask a Park Ranger. I know they have several events throughout the year where field may be full or... More
Lenning R
29 August 2017|
Response from Koolboyz2004 | Reviewed this property |
sept.16 weekend falls near new moon time frame, I would strongly recommend booking a site if you are planning to stay in astronomy field. make sure you reach there before dark so you can setup tent or anything. you are not... More