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Dark Sky Parks are parks that have exceptional starry nights and are protected for this very reason. The U.S. has by far the largest number of Dark Sky Parks anywhere in the world and more than ninety percent of dark sky parks are in the U.S..

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Light pollution across the contiguous 48 in 2012

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Map of Dark Sky Parks in the United States

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MaineEdit

  • 26 AMC Maine Woods, +1 207 695 3085. A largely uninhabited piece of land that is now used for many recreational purposes.

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TennesseeEdit

  • 39 Obed Wild and Scenic River.  

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