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Where to Go Stargazing in Big Sky

September 2, 2022

When staring up at the night sky, it is easy to feel overwhelmed by how vast the universe is. Cities with stunning natural areas (like Big Sky!) are some of the best places to stargaze because they offer viewing with less light pollution. Here, you'll see the full majesty of the night sky! The stars are truly beautiful. Next time you're in Big Sky, you should definitely try stargazing. Here are some of the best places to go if you're looking for stellar local views!


Bozeman: You don't have to go all of the way to Canada, Alaska, or Scandinavia to see the Northern Lights! Only a short drive from Big Sky, the city of Bozeman is actually an amazing place to see the Aurora! (Pro tip: download the Aurora Forecast app from the App Store to help you time your viewing)

Hyalite Canyon: This secluded area is right outside of Yellowstone. There is minimal light pollution, so you can enjoy unparalleled star views from here! For the best views, stake out a spot by the reservoir. 

Yellowstone National Park: Of course, no Montana stargazing list would complete without a mention of Yellowstone National Park! At night, this massive, gorgeous park is shrouded in darkness, allowing the stars in the sky above to be vibrant and bright. 


Stargazing is a great way to create lasting memories without spending money. You'll love it! Where do you like to stargaze when you're in town? Let us know in the comments!  are some of the best places to go if you're looking for stellar local views! 

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