Stargazing in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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Appalachian Highlands Science Learning Center

107 Purchase Road

Waynesville, NC 28785

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Join the National Park Service and Astronomy Club of Asheville for a spring stargazing event at Purchase Knob. The event starts at 8pm with an indoor presentation of what can be seen in the nighttime skies during this time of year. The program is free, but due to limited parking space, is limited to 44 passenger vehicle parking permits. Reservations are required to obtain a parking permit. This reservation site will close once the number of permits have been issued. Event is rain or shine.


Recommended items to bring:

- Appropriate clothing for a spring Appalachian evening at 5,000 feet

- Blankets

- Lawn chairs

- Flashlight with red lens

- Food, snacks, and water


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Appalachian Highlands Science Learning Center

107 Purchase Road

Waynesville, NC 28785

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