Starts August 10, 2012
Occurs: Every 1 day(s) ending on August 13, 2012.www.nps.gov/lavo
Location: Lassen Volcanic National Park
38050 Highway 36E, Mineral, CA
Learn more about astronomy and Lassen's important role in the protecting dark night skies at the park's Dark Sky Festival. During the day, rangers will lead astronomy-themed hikes. Visitors can participate in workshops and activities, as well as view the sun safely through solar scopes. As night falls, Lassen will reveal skies full of stars, along with a chance to marvel at this year's spectacular Perseid meteor shower, which peaks on August 13. Special evening guest speakers and stargazing will help visitors discover that \"half the park is after dark.\"
Contact: Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center