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Valles Caldera National Preserve (U.S.)

Valles Caldera Dark Skies Sign

Photo by Marc Bailey

Valles Caldera

Designated

2021

Category

International Dark Sky Park

Address

39201 NM-4
Jemez Springs, NM 87025
USA

Contact

Kimberly DeVall
Website
Tel.: +1(505)412-0826

Land Area

361 km2

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About

Valles Caldera National Preserve is located at the heart of the Jemez Mountains in northern New Mexico. The preserve is known for its huge mountain meadows, abundant wildlife, meandering streams, and stunning views of the night sky. The preserve offers regular, ongoing 24-hour access to stargazing via at least six large pullouts. The preserve also offers many astronomy programs and nighttime recreation activities such as full moon hikes. 

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