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Life in the World’s Largest Dark Sky Preserve


Did you know that, in 2011, the Royal Astro­nom­i­cal Soci­ety of Canada (RASC) offi­cially des­ig­nated Jasper National Park a Dark Sky Pre­serve?

What’s even more amaz­ing is that Jasper National Park’s 11,000 km2 is now the largest dark sky pre­serve in the world.

Park vis­i­tors are astounded when they expe­ri­ence the brightly lit night skies. But it isn’t being lit by arti­fi­cial street lights. Camp­ing areas glow with the bright lights of the stars.

I won­der if that’s why so many peo­ple come to Jasper for their wed­ding cer­e­monies. Who can resist that kind of ambience?


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