stargazing at manning park resort
Upcoming Dark Sky Events
Upcoming Events › ManningParkDarkSky
Join Prospector Paul for some thrilling campfire tales about creatures that come out after dark. This #ManningParkDarkSky event will feature some interesting facts about the way that the dark sky affects animals in the park! This amphitheatre program will take place at Lightning Lake Campground with two nightly shows at 7:15pm and 8:15pm. Evening programs are first come, first serve. Maximum numbers apply.Find out more »
At this time, we are still hoping to host our Astronomy Weekend on October 16-18, however, due to COVID-19 considerations, we will not have specifics about the event until we get closer. We thank you for your patience. Sign up to our Dark Sky Mailing list to hear about it first!Find out more »
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Dark Sky FAQ
Learn what to expect and how to prepare for Manning Park Dark Sky viewing.
Sunshine Valley RV Resort & Cabins offers full hook-up RV sites, and 10 full-service cabins available for rental just 30 minutes west of Manning Park.
Camping: Camping is available in the following locations:
-Lone Duck 1: $13/night First Come, First Serve (FCFS) camping
-Headwaters Horse Corral: $25/night for FCFS with access to the Loon Lagoon
-Lightning Lake Day Use area: $13/night for self-contained units for FCFS Camping (no campfires permitted)
-Full hookup RV sites at Sunshine Valley RV Resort, reservations available. Please see website for prices.
Sunshine Valley RV Resort & Cabins offers full hook-up RV sites, and 10 full-service cabins available for rental just 30 minutes west of Manning Park. These one or two-bedroom mountain-style cabins are fully contained and furnished, with power, wood stove, plumbing, and full kitchen. The Resort features indoor and outdoor heated pools and hot tubs, an onsite General Store, liquor sales, fire pits, a fitness centre, and a recreation hall.
Do you have a question about dark sky viewing in Manning Park, or our astronomy weekend? Ask us and we will add your question to our FAQ.