Starry Nights at Pecos National Historical Park

Starry Nights at Pecos National Historical Park 

 Join Pecos National Historical Park for an evening under the wonderful Western sky on Saturday, October 9th. 

At 7:00 p.m. park staff and volunteers from the Santa Fe Stargazers will bring out telescopes and binoculars to gaze at the stars and check out Saturn, Jupiter, and deep-sky objects. Visitors are also invited to bring their own telescopes and spotting scopes to explore the night skies. This event is weather-dependent and red-bulb flashlights and appropriate clothing are strongly recommended.

Date: Saturday, October 9, 2021

Time: 7:00 pm

Reservations:Reservations are required and participation is limited to 40 people. Please call the Visitor Center at 505-757-7241 to make a reservation. 

The park entrance gate will open at 6:00 p.m. and will shut at 7:30 p.m. Please note that after 7:30pm no further entry will be permitted.    

To promote staff and visitors’ safety, masks are required in all NPS buildings and masks must be worn in outdoors spaces where physical distancing cannot be maintained. 

From I-25 N: Take the Pecos/Glorieta Exit, #299. Left onto overpass, right onto Route 50; proceed on Route 50 for eight miles. At the village of Pecos, take a right at the four-way stop onto Route 63. In two miles, the visitor center will be on your right. From I-25 S: Take the Rowe Exit, #307. Follow signs. From Highway 63, the visitor center will be on your left. 

Event Information

Location: Pecos National Historical Park