COVID-19 POLICY NOTICE:
The Rappahannock County Park and all its recreational facilities will remain open for passive use by individuals and families under agreed conditions.
Blue Bird Trail Installed in Park
Mark Your Calendars
Dark Skies Events:
Dark Sky Event Schedule for 2020:
(pending Covid-19 guidance)
Dark Sky Event: 8-11 pm, Sat. July 18 (no moon) This event is open to member of the public. Feel free to bring a telescope or binoculars along with friends and family. COVID guidance: This is an outdoor event so masks are not mandatory unless social distancing cannot be maintained. We ask that those sharing their telescopes bring eyepiece and lens sipes to sanitize between each person viewing through their telescopes. Click here for printable flyer.
-10-15 minute presentation by NOVAC member about what is viewable in night sky
-short presentation about importance of light pollution-free environment.
Dark Sky Event: 7:00 pm, Sat. Aug 22 (small crescent)
Dark Sky Event: 6:30 pm, Sat. Sept 19 (no moon)
Dark Sky Event: 6:30 pm, Sat. Oct 17 (no moon)
*NOTE: links to media articles about Dark Skies events are on Dark Skies Park page.
Read protocol for reserving Park for a Dark Skies event.
For further details, please contact Torney Van Acker at 703-250-7943 or firstname.lastname@example.org
postponed until Fall 2020
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