Stargazing in Ohio’s Hocking Hills

There is nothing more awe-inspiring than looking up to a sky full of stars. Unfortunately, urban light pollution has made it harder to see the grandeur of the night sky. But, there are still many locations in the country where you can see the night sky with clarity, including Hocking Hills. The cabins at Chalets in Hocking Hills provide exceptional stargazing opportunities. Or stargaze at John Glenn Astronomy Park and see the night sky like never before. Come explore Hocking Hills for the best Ohio stargazing!

 

Cabin Stargazing

All of our cabins include phenomenal views for stargazing. If you have a telescope, add it to your packing list now. A stargazing app will also work to identify stars, planets, and constellations. Stargaze from the outdoor hot tubs available at our cabins, or bring a blanket to lay on the grass. Check out this astronomy calendar for dates and times of astronomical events. Relax under the stars after a long day of participating in the nearby recreational activities.

John Glenn Astronomy Park 

John Glenn Astronomy Park is dedicated to supporting interest in science, learning, and exploration. The Hocking Hills is a fantastic place to observe the vanishing night sky in Ohio. Due to Covid-19, the programs at John Glenn Astronomy Park have been suspended. However, they are considering reopening programs for those vaccinated in the summer. You can still visit the plaza for a panoramic view of the night sky. Visit the “What’s Up” section of their website to see exciting events and objects that will make an appearance in the coming months. Stargazing at John Glenn Astronomy Park is sure to be memorable when you visit Hocking Hills.

 

Secluded Hocking Hills Cabins

Experience the best of Ohio stargazing in Hocking Hills. Light pollution doesn’t reach this pristine section of the state. Head out to John Glenn Astronomy Park and set up your telescope at the plaza. Locate planets, star clusters, and galaxies depending on when you visit. Or choose to stargaze at your secluded cabin with us at Chalets in Hocking Hills. Spend your days hiking and return to your cabin for a night of stargazing. We would love to answer any ques

tions or assist you with booking. Please call us at 740-385-6517.