Canceled Port Crescent State Park - Meteors and S'mores

Date:  August 14, 2020  
Time:  08:30 PM - 11:45 PM
Location: Port Crescent State Park, 1775 Port Austin Road, Port Austin, MI 48467

Contact: Brian Dunn, park supervisor 989-738-8663

Dark Sky with telescope

This event has been canceled

Join the park was we partnering with the Delta Planetarium for a night of dark sky viewing during the Perseid Meteor Shower. This event will take place in the Dark Sky viewing area located in Lot D of the Day Use Unit of the park, where planetarium and park staff will be available with telescopes to aid with viewing and to provide information. Visitors are invited to come and enjoy the guided night sky viewing, and of course S'mores! This event is open to everyone. The main event will take place on Friday, Aug. 14, with Saturday Aug. 15 as a back up in case of poor weather conditions. If both days have weather conditions that are poor for viewing, there will be a Star Presentation given by a Delta Planetarium Astronomer at the Day Use Pavilion. Sunset is around 8:40 p.m., visitors are welcome to stay as long as they like for viewing. For more information, please call the park.

A Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry into Michigan state parks. To make a camping reservation, visit www.midnrreservations.com or call 1-800-447-2757.

Please Note: Dates occasionally change and events may be canceled due to inclement weather and other reasons. Please call the park to confirm dates/times prior to your arrival.

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