Unique Astronomy Sites





Unique Astronomy Site: Vista House

Overview Light Pollution: Yellow ZoneWho Uses This Site: This site is a general hiking spot. Anyone can use it!Gear that one can bring: Anything really! This is a spot right near Sherrard Point and Rooster…


Astronomy Site: Cottonwood Canyon State Park

Overview Light Pollution: Black Who Uses This Site: Open To The Public Gear that one can bring: Anything! Location How far outside of Portland? ~130 miles Google Maps Location https://www.google.com/maps/place/Cottonwood+Canyon+State+Park/@45.4826717,-120.4555251,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x54bda1d7e37ee2bb:0xb0c3f100e45ddf66!8m2!3d45.4826717!4d-120.4533311 Parking # of spots: 30+…



Unique Astronomy Site Stub Stewart State Park

Overview Light Pollution: Green on Bortles ScaleWho Uses This Site–> Rose City AstronomersGear that one can bring–>Telescopes, computers, cameras, and anything else. Site is expansive and open. Therefore, enough room for everyoneLight dome caused by…


Astronomy Site: Rooster Rock State Park

Overview Light Pollution–>Yellow ZoneWho Uses This Site–>Rose City Astronomers and OMSI for Star PartiesGear that one can bring–>Anything and everything Note: Unless there is an event such as an organized Star Party, Rooster Rock State…


Astronomy Site: Crater Lake

Overview Light Pollution: Black Zone Who Uses This Site: Open to General Public Gear that one can bring: Anything! Enough room for telescopes, tripods, etc.. Photo Permit Required: Yes, if commercial filming is being done….