Dark Sky Festival

149 McDougal Road, Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, X0E 0P0 18678727960

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This three-day family-friendly event is held in Fort Smith and Wood Buffalo National Park, the world's largest Dark Sky Preserve. It features activities for novice stargazers and seasoned astronomers. Advance registration required. Come see what Professor Quark will cook up during the Circus of Science. Watch homemade rockets streak into the sky. Learn about the night sky during evening workshops and rub elbows around the campfire with prestigious guest speakers. Peer through telescopes into the endless wonders of a deep, dark northern sky.

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  • Camping - Group
  • Hiking Trails
  • Picnic Tables
  • Toilets - Pit/Vault
  • Fire Pits
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