Fodor's Expert Review Goldendale Observatory State Park

Goldendale Observatory/Planetarium

This 5-acre park on a 2,100-foot-elevation bluff just north of Goldendale's compact downtown contains one of the nation's largest public telescopes, and the town's remote location, far from the lights of any cities, is ideal. Fascinating astronomy programs and sky-watching events are held during the day and evening, year-round.

Observatory/Planetarium Park (National/State/Provincial) Family Views

Quick Facts

1602 Observatory Dr.
Goldendale, Washington  98620, USA

509-773–3141

www.goldendaleobservatory.com

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: $10 day pass, Observatory, Apr.–Sept., Wed.–Sun. 1–11:30 pm; Oct.–Mar., Fri.–Sun. 1–9 pm, Closed Apr.–Sept., Mon. and Tues.; Oct.–Mar., Mon.–Thurs.

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