The Racetrack area in Death Valley National Park, which boasts one of the darkest night skies in the U.S.
Dan Duriscoe/National Park Service
February 21, 2013 It's now the largest park in the world to be given the International Dark-Sky Association's top honor. Skies there "offer views close to what could be seen before the rise of cities." We've got the list of 19 other places the association cites.
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