Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy

Friday, Dec 22, 2017 (8 PM to 9 PM)
Friday, Dec 29, 2017 (8 PM to 9 PM)
Friday, Jan 5, 2018 (8 PM to 9 PM)
Friday, Jan 12, 2018 (8 PM to 9 PM)
Friday, Jan 19, 2018 (8 PM to 9 PM)
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Watch for meteors, planets, observe the moon or take in all the stars above as we gaze upon a truly dark sky from deep within the Okefenokee. We will use both our unaided eyes and telescopes while we stargaze. Stephen C. Foster State Park is one of the darkest places in the Southeast due to a lack of light pollution in the Okefenokee Swamp.

We will meet at the Trading Post parking lot. Please park in the Trading post parking lot. Please minimize light use. Light, other than filtered red light, will drastically impact viewing. If you are specifically looking to visit on a night with the darkest sky, schedule your visit around a new moon or when the moon is not up at night. Park Gates close at 10:00 pm. If you are not staying on the park you must leave before gates close.

Parking fee: $5
Event Phone: 912-637-5274

Handicapped Accessible

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Location
Stephen C. Foster State Park
17515 Highway 177
Fargo, GA 31631

Directions

GPS Coordinates:

N 30.8269500 | W -082.3621000
Located 18 miles northeast of Fargo at the end of Highway 177. Note that GPS directions are often not accurate; consult a highway map.


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Stephen C. Foster State Park
17515 Highway 177
Fargo, GA 31631 View Details


  30.82695
Stephen C. Foster State Park