Get ready for a stargazing adventure at Crawford State Park this Friday.

Crawford State Park and the Black Canyon Astronomical Society will host a free Star Party this Friday, June 7, 2019 from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at Crawford State Park, featuring powerful telescopes for viewing far-away galaxies, planets, distant stars, and other wonders in the sky.

A park pass is not required for attending this event. Just head to the visitors’ center and enter through the doors at the main entrance where you’ll find a collection of telescopes around the peninsula picnic area.

Crawford State Park is located in Delta County, nearly 10 miles southeast of Hotchkiss on Colorado Highway 92, within the western slope of the Rocky Mountains. The park is a preferred spot among anglers, boaters, hikers, and water sport enthusiasts. Visitors can enjoy jet skiing, motor boating, and water skiing during the summer months. A park pass is required for visiting during normal park operating hours.

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