First 
in North America

is located in the 


Visit the Shore of The Cosmic Ocean
Milky Way Rising Over The Gila Wilderness 
Photograph by David Thornburg 
Under a Natural Sky at An Accessible World Class Astronomical Site
Photograph by David Thornburg 




The Cosmic Campground is an island of natural night sky surrounded by millions of people  i
n  Phoenix
Albuquerque
, T
ucson, Las Cruces
El Paso,
and 
Santa Fe.

2 minute audio podcasts

Listen> Starlight Walking
Listen> Blinded
Listen> Cosmic Campground
Listen>Dark, Bright, and Beautiful
Listen> Night Sky Friendly
Listen> Obscuring The Cosmos
Listen> Shores of The Cosmic Ocean
Listen> Navigating The Night Sky


See >Cosmic Campground Clear Sky Chart

Western cities to cut light pollution

In 10 Years there will few places to view the night sky in the US and the Cosmic Campground will be one of them.


Do you want a place that you and your children can go to view the natural night sky now and 10 years from now? Write an email or a letter.

Click for your email or letter's destination

Your Input Needed >
Gila National Forest Plan<<Dark Skies An Asset

Donate > The Cosmic Campground

Other websites of interest:

Go To > International Dark-Sky Association

Go To >Gila National Forest

Go To >Travelers In The Night

Go To >Astronomical Society of Las Cruces

Go To > Stellar Vision

Go To> Catron County Historical Society

Go To >Enchanted Skies Star Party Website
















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