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Cherry Springs State Park

Cherry Springs State Park is nearly as remote and wild today as it was two centuries ago. Night sky enthusiasts flock to the park for its dark skies which are famous for great views of the Milky Way, planets, and hard-to-see astronomical objects and phenomena. Named for the large stands of black cherry trees originally found in the area, the 82-acre state park is surrounded by the 262,000-acre Susquehannock State Forest.

4639 Cherry Springs Road, Coudersport, PA 16915








Ben Stone



Upcoming Events

Nightscapes Photography Workshop

Photograph the starry night sky with your DSLR camera & lenses you currently own. Curt Weinhold, a PA Wilds Juried Artisan, teaches you to photograph...

10/26 6:30pm
Gods in the Sky

Join the North Star Outdoor Guides for a discussion of dark skies, a Native American Night Sky story, a laser guided tour of various constellations, and...

10/26 6:45pm
Night Sky Tour

Experience the splendor of the night sky at Cherry Springs State Park. Observe the constellations through a laser-guided tour conducted by park staff. Listen...

10/26 7pm

Recent Events

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Recent Activity

Matthew Fetters

Matthew Fetters left a positive review 8/22/2019

It was great! The Park Rangers were the best! What type of telescopes were they using? Can you give details?

Rafa Zapater

Rafa Zapater left a review 8/19/2019

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MEG GARRISON left a positive review 5/3/2019

Unfortunately it was cloudy, then sprinkling and then it poured! Luckily we got to our cars just in time! Wish we had seen the stars!!


John left a positive review 9/16/2018

The stargazing program was awesome, thank you to the presenter who is very knowledgeable on the subject.

Janice Wise

Janice Wise left a positive review 9/2/2018

It was awesome!! The staff was educated and friendly. We are even talking about it today

Debra Croston

Debra Croston left a positive review 8/24/2018

We thoroughly enjoyed the stargazing program. The interpreter was very knowledgeable and provided lots of great information. Viewing the planets and moon through the telescopes was great.

William Shuey

William Shuey left a positive review 8/10/2018

Very good. Unfortunately the sky was totally obscured by clouds (they were crystal clear the night before and the night after) but the rangers were still really helpful. They told us about the astronomical events and answered all our questions. On other nights, when we didn't have a tour reserved, they were just as helpful.

Ashley Wolk

Ashley Wolk left a positive review 8/10/2018

Unfortunately, the weather was uncooperative and the clouds got in the way of a good show. Excited to go back on a clearer evening.

Rob Bloom

Rob Bloom left a positive review 6/29/2018

Will definitely be back again

Maria R. Blackman

Maria R. Blackman 5/8/2018

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