Designated Dark-Sky Sites in Canada

Designated Dark-Sky Sites in Canada

Check out this interactive map of Canadian Dark-Sky Sites that have been designated by the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.

 

The sortable table below lists all of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada's designated Dark-Sky Sites. Click on the Site name to visit their website. Click "More info" for detailed information about each Site.

Dark-Sky Site Province Year Designated Type RASC Page
Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area AB 2015 Nocturnal Preserve More info
Au Diable Vert QC 2018 Dark-Sky Preserve More info
Beaver Hills (Elk Island National ParkMiquelon Lake Provincial Park, Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area, Strathcona Wilderness Centre) AB 2006 Dark-Sky Preserve More info
Bluewater Outdoor Education Centre ON 2012 Dark-Sky Preserve More info
Bruce Peninsula National Park ON 2009 Dark-Sky Preserve More info
Cattle Point BC 2013 Urban Star Park More info
Cypress Hills (Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park, Fort Walsh National Historic Site) AB/SK 2004 Dark-Sky Preserve More info
Fundy National Park NB 2011 Dark-Sky Preserve More info
Grasslands National Park SK 2009 Dark-Sky Preserve More info
Irving Nature Park NB 2011 Urban Star Park More info
Jasper National Park AB 2011 Dark-Sky Preserve More info
Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site NS 2010 Dark-Sky Preserve More info
Killarney Provincial Park ON 2018 Dark-Sky Preserve More info
Kouchibouguac National Park NB 2009 Dark-Sky Preserve More info
Lake Superior Provincial Park ON 2018 Dark-Sky Preserve More info
Lakeland Provincial Park and Recreation Area (Lakeland Provincial Park, Lakeland Provincial Recreation Area) AB 2016 Dark-Sky Preserve More info
Manitoulin Eco Park (formerly Gordon's Park) ON 2008 Dark-Sky Preserve More info
McDonald Park BC 2003 Dark-Sky Preserve More info
Mont-Mégantic QC 2007 IDA International Dark Sky Reserve & RASC Certificate of Merit More info
Mount Carleton Provincial Park NB 2009 Dark-Sky Preserve  
North Frontenac ON 2013 Dark-Sky Preserve More info
Old Man on His Back Prairie and Heritage Conservation Area SK 2015 Nocturnal Preserve More info
Point Pelee National Park ON 2006 Dark-Sky Preserve More info
Terra Nova National Park NL 2018 Dark-Sky Preserve More info
Torrance Barrens Conservation Reserve ON 1999 Dark-Sky Preserve More info
Wood Buffalo National Park AB/NWT 2013 Dark-Sky Preserve More info

 

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