Dark-Sky Sites in Canada

Dark-Sky Sites in Canada

The interactive map below shows 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 "Learn more" for detailed information about each Site.

Dark-Sky Site Province Year Designated Type Site Information
Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area AB 2015 Nocturnal Preserve Learn more
Au Diable Vert QC 2018 Dark-Sky Preserve Learn more
Beaver Hills (Elk Island National ParkMiquelon Lake Provincial Park, Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area, Strathcona Wilderness Centre) AB 2006 Dark-Sky Preserve Learn more
Bluewater Outdoor Education Centre ON 2012 Dark-Sky Preserve Learn more
Bruce Peninsula National Park ON 2009 Dark-Sky Preserve Learn more
Cattle Point BC 2013 Urban Star Park Learn more
Cypress Hills (Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park, Fort Walsh National Historic Site) AB/SK 2004 Dark-Sky Preserve Learn more
Fundy National Park NB 2011 Dark-Sky Preserve Learn more
Grasslands National Park SK 2009 Dark-Sky Preserve Learn more
Irving Nature Park NB 2011 Urban Star Park Learn more
Jasper National Park AB 2011 Dark-Sky Preserve Learn more
Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site NS 2010 Dark-Sky Preserve Learn more
Killarney Provincial Park ON 2018 Dark-Sky Preserve Learn more
Kouchibouguac National Park NB 2009 Dark-Sky Preserve Learn more
Lake Superior Provincial Park ON 2018 Dark-Sky Preserve Learn more
Lakeland Provincial Park and Recreation Area (Lakeland Provincial Park, Lakeland Provincial Recreation Area) AB 2016 Dark-Sky Preserve Learn more
Manitoulin Eco Park (formerly Gordon's Park) ON 2008 Dark-Sky Preserve Learn more
McDonald Park BC 2003 Dark-Sky Preserve Learn more
Mont-Mégantic QC 2007 IDA International Dark Sky Reserve & RASC Certificate of Merit Learn more
Mount Carleton Provincial Park NB 2009 Dark-Sky Preserve Learn more
North Frontenac ON 2013 Dark-Sky Preserve Learn more
Old Man on His Back Prairie and Heritage Conservation Area SK 2015 Nocturnal Preserve Learn more
Point Pelee National Park ON 2006 Dark-Sky Preserve Learn more
Spruce Woods Provincial Park MB 2022 Dark-Sky Preserve Learn more
Terra Nova National Park NL 2018 Dark-Sky Preserve Learn more
Torrance Barrens Conservation Reserve ON 1999 Dark-Sky Preserve Learn more
Wood Buffalo National Park AB/NWT 2013 Dark-Sky Preserve Learn more

 

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