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Star Party, Rimrock Ranch
July 14 @ 9:00 pm - July 15 @ 11:00 pmFree
Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Jim Hammond for an exploration of the summer night sky at Rimrock Ranch. Jim and friends from the Sisters Astronomy Club will set up powerful telescopes and help you identify constellations, planets, and far-away galaxies. Explore astronomy and get a rare chance to enjoy the dark skies of this protected ranch. Registration is required and opens 1 month prior to the event.
Hike Rating: This is an outing with minimal walking.
Route: The star party will occur adjacent to the parking area in a grassy meadow. Terrain will be uneven at times.
Elevation gain/loss: There is very little elevation gain/loss on this hike.
What to Bring: Flashlight/Headlamp, warm clothes, camp chairs, small telescopes (if you have them), snacks, water, closed toe shoes. Dress for the weather.