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Dark Sky Reserve

Dark Sky Reserves are locations known for outstanding views of the night sky. The Kickapoo Valley Reserve and Wildcat Mountain State Park are proposed Dark Sky Reserves. Wildcat has been known for years for fantastic night sky viewing. There are six recognized Dark Sky Reserves in North America today.

The Kickapoo Valley Reserve occasionally hosts stargazing workshops. Please consult the KVR calendar for upcoming events, or sign up for the monthly upcoming events email through 




Stargazers agthered around a telescope at dusk

For more information on dark sky reserves, visit the International Dark Sky Association or visit the Dark Sky Site Directory.

For additional space related information, visit the University of Wisconsin Space Place



Kickapoo Valley Reserve | S3661 State Highway 131 | La Farge, Wisconsin 54639 
Phone: 608-625-2960 | FAX: 608-625-2962

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